Utah State University

Logan, UT

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 20,516
Graduate Enrollment: 3,171
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 92.63%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 28.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 21.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,217
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1080 - 1310

2022 Median Admit ACT: 25
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 21 - 29

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 37.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 19.4% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 11.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 7.1% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 83.3%
Black: 0.8%
Hispanic: 6.0%
Asian: 0.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 1.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.3%
2+ races: 2.4%
Non-resident alien: 0.7%
Unknown race: 4.0%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $20,239
In-State tuition: $8,960
Out-of-State tuition: $24,080

Estimated books and supplies: $836 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $8,076 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,072 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,300 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,072 (2022)

Average Family Income: $71,338 (2017)
Median Family Income: $42,951 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 28.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 22.2%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $14,340 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $152 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,962
$30k-48k $11,008
$48k-75k $12,882
$75k-110k $16,427
$110k+ $18,485

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 29%
6-year graduation rate: 56%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $14,340 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $10,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $11,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 80.3% (2015)
@3 year 84.1% (2017)
@5 year 89.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 64.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 62.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $41,246 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $50,505 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Statistics. 7
Doctoral Degree Engineering, Other. 6
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 3
Master's Degree Area Studies. 7
Doctoral Degree Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other. 3
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 19 $17,750 $207 $31,279 ($2,607)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 7
Master's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 22
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Natural Resources Management and Policy. 9
Bachelor's Degree Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. 4
Bachelor's Degree Forestry. 4
Master's Degree Forestry. 1
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 56 $21,000 $203 $33,754 ($2,813)
Master's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Environmental Design. 11
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 17 $48,671 ($4,056) $61,739 ($5,145)
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 2
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 42 $13,000 $138 $33,660 ($2,805) $44,503 ($3,709)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 76 $14,750 $148 $37,101 ($3,092)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 66 $16,710 $180 $38,390 ($3,199) $42,911 ($3,576)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 30 $25,858 ($2,155) $53,112 ($4,426)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 88 $17,996 $175 $67,784 ($5,649) $91,862 ($7,655)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 320 $14,757 $156 $33,949 ($2,829) $48,047 ($4,004)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 51 $137 $57,193 ($4,766)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 5
Master's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 7
Doctoral Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 57 $17,225 $164 $60,203 ($5,017) $75,925 ($6,327)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 31 $65,882 ($5,490) $78,216 ($6,518)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 19 $64,563 ($5,380)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 5
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 36 $14,500 $147 $67,878 ($5,657) $87,163 ($7,264)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 5
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 10
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 143 $13,654 $139 $64,542 ($5,379) $77,504 ($6,459)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 26 $78,530 ($6,544)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biological/Biosystems Engineering. 35 $12,000 $137 $49,213 ($4,101)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 928 $11,000 $104 $25,531 ($2,128) $36,363 ($3,030)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 128 $20,917 $191 $30,086 ($2,507) $42,982 ($3,582)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 102 $15,750 $171 $31,621 ($2,635) $61,607 ($5,134)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 2
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 17 $16,750 $37,250 ($3,104)
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 15 $36,104 ($3,009)
Master's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 4
Doctoral Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 2
Master's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 14
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 15
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 11
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 19
Master's Degree Mathematics. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 361 $15,250 $140 $56,160 ($4,680) $73,167 ($6,097)
Master's Degree Economics. 14
Doctoral Degree Economics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 5
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geography and Cartography. 27
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 46 $17,581 $193 $35,714 ($2,976) $52,129 ($4,344)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 6
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 81 $18,450 $166 $30,047 ($2,504) $41,332 ($3,444)
Master's Degree Sociology. 4
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 1
Associate's Degree Mechanics and Repairers, General. 33 $9,857 $94
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 2
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 4
Bachelor's Degree Air Transportation. 41 $25,500 $265 $31,506 ($2,626)
Master's Degree Air Transportation. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ground Transportation. 1
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 15 $48,448 ($4,037)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 20 $15,601 $172 $25,895 ($2,158) $25,367 ($2,114)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 172 $14,000 $148 $49,448 ($4,121) $64,575 ($5,381)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 137 $349 $84,943 ($7,079) $92,050 ($7,671)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 143 $12,000 $117 $54,453 ($4,538) $71,538 ($5,962)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 40 $219 $57,767 ($4,814) $78,841 ($6,570)
Associate's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 93 $9,720 $103 $56,594 ($4,716) $69,741 ($5,812)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 14
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 66 $434 $82,508 ($6,876) $94,917 ($7,910)
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 16 $16,472 $158 $50,754 ($4,230)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 2
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 152 $13,801 $146 $51,511 ($4,293) $67,969 ($5,664)
Bachelor's Degree History. 48 $25,237 $217 $30,136 ($2,511) $37,218 ($3,102)
Master's Degree History. 7
Associate's Degree Agriculture, General. 19 $12,000 $127
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 31 $11,500 $117 $45,395 ($3,783) $56,338 ($4,695)
Associate's Degree Agricultural Mechanization. 7
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 17 $41,572 ($3,464)
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 13
Bachelor's Degree International Agriculture. 2
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Public Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 87 $17,449 $165 $30,278 ($2,523) $38,971 ($3,248)
Master's Degree Animal Sciences. 8
Doctoral Degree Animal Sciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 12 $50,220 ($4,185)
Master's Degree Plant Sciences. 3
Bachelor's Degree Soil Sciences. 1
Master's Degree Soil Sciences. 1
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 17
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Associate's Degree Information Science/Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 87 $14,413 $143 $57,418 ($4,785) $78,628 ($6,552)
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 25 $80,076 ($6,673) $86,489 ($7,207)
Associate's Degree Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Services. 3
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 3
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 21
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 46 $273 $64,595 ($5,383) $69,563 ($5,797)
Doctoral Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 1
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 180 $18,125 $119 $57,508 ($4,792) $49,647 ($4,137)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 9
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 3
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 187 $16,574 $167 $43,193 ($3,599) $45,267 ($3,772)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 33 $137 $59,456 ($4,955) $59,947 ($4,996)
Master's Degree Biological/Biosystems Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Biological/Biosystems Engineering. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 2
Bachelor's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 48 $13,988 $146 $47,841 ($3,987)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 21 $20,500 $159 $37,698 ($3,142) $57,396 ($4,783)
Master's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 49 $9,718 $96 $30,564 ($2,547) $44,984 ($3,749)
Master's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 8
Doctoral Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 166 $16,573 $175 $21,265 ($1,772) $27,114 ($2,260)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 5
Doctoral Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 29 $16,125 $171 $52,127 ($4,344)
Bachelor's Degree Non-Professional General Legal Studies (Undergraduate). 20
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 27 $42,742 ($3,562)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 118 $19,500 $180 $31,920 ($2,660) $41,372 ($3,448)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 3
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 10
Doctoral Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 72 $21,932 $199 $28,338 ($2,362) $39,623 ($3,302)
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 18 $28,579 ($2,382) $37,883 ($3,157)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 15
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 8
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 14
Master's Degree Chemistry. 1
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 4
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 12
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 11
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 17 $50,651 ($4,221)
Master's Degree Physics. 3
Doctoral Degree Physics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 159 $18,461 $191 $27,843 ($2,320) $41,237 ($3,436)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 50 $238 $54,514 ($4,543) $57,587 ($4,799)
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 6
Associate's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 27 $11,700
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 82 $16,132 $164 $30,124 ($2,510) $39,435 ($3,286)
Master's Degree Social Work. 14 $233 $50,856 ($4,238) $48,487 ($4,041)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 25 $21,000 $186 $26,905 ($2,242) $30,608 ($2,551)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 59 $17,500 $182 $31,454 ($2,621) $31,040 ($2,587)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Music. 31 $13,500 $123 $22,929 ($1,911) $35,642 ($2,970)
Master's Degree Music. 2
Master's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 344 $17,479 $134 $30,686 ($2,557) $50,790 ($4,233)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 31 $264 $49,872 ($4,156) $52,575 ($4,381)
First Professional Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 7
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 10
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 24 $67,477 ($5,623)
Master's Degree Public Health. 3
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 8
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 7 $56,632 ($4,719)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 16
Master's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 15 $137 $72,397 ($6,033)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 59 $133 $52,811 ($4,401)
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 52 $18,900 $139 $50,727 ($4,227) $61,151 ($5,096)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 21 $21,265 $156
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants. 44 $14,000 $105
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 7


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $86,922
Full time faculty: 97%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 21.0

School's endowment start of year: $436,491,736 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $522,949,924 (2022)