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History of Excellence

Since our founding in 1888, Utah State University has become a premiere undergraduate research institution known throughout the world for its intellectual and technological leadership. With students from 88 countries and alumni all over the world - you'll be proud to be an Aggie.



More Than Just a Classroom

We were founded as Utah's land-grant university and named as a space-grant university by NASA. We are committed to engaging students by offering award-winning professors, nationally ranked programs, and real-world experience.

  • Ranked by Forbes 'Top Colleges' in Aug 2015 as #3 Highest Ranked Public University in the West and #5 Lowest Tuition in the Nation.
  • 150 Study abroad opportunities.
  • 21 to 1 student/faculty ratio.

That Matters

Founded in Research

We strive to impact our community, the nation, and the world. Utah State gives students a unique opportunity to research in almost every degree. You won’t be limited to just a classroom. From artistic expression to scientific exploration, from farmland to space, Aggies go wherever the research takes them.


creators of the famous Synthetic Spider Silk technology


#1 in the world for most student experiments sent into space


we take our projects outside of the classroom 

AGGIES doing traditional Aggie things

Timeless Traditions

We stay true to our roots and rich tradition. Over 180,000 Aggies have passed through USU keeping old traditions alive and starting new ones along the way.


Light the "A" Blue

The iconic "A" on Old Main's tower lights the sky blue after Aggie victories and on True Aggie Nights.


A True Scotsman

Nothing pumps more adrenaline than our fight song "The Scotsman," written by an Aggie in 1918.


Old Main Hill

Take a break between classes; grab your gear and sled down Old Main Hill.


Aggie Ice Cream

Aggie Ice Cream and their 26 flavors have enriched diets since 1921. Voted #1 in Utah by


True Aggie Night

Stand on the "A" and kiss a True Aggie or kiss anyone on the night of Homecoming or A-Day.


Finals Week Howl

Bring your headphones and dance to your song then howl away your test anxiety.


We Bleed Blue
Add Your Voice to the HURD


We are proud of our 16 NCAA Division sports teams and to be a Nike school. Our student section is one of the loudest, rowdiest crowds in the nation. We're the reason behind USU's coveted home field advantage.

A man dunking a basketball

Best in the Mountain West

We dominate the court, field, and pitch. USU is part of one the nation's most competitive conferences.

The Aggie Blue Bull Mascot

Big Blue

The all-sport MVP and mascot. Our dare-devil, energizer bull keeps the crowd roaring.

Students doing the scotsman


Our teams and players love us, opposing teams fear us. The HURD - our student section always has a good time.


Study Break
Remember Recess

A State of Fun

College is more than studying and grades. USU offers multiple ways to get involved, stay fit, and enjoy the great outdoors. It's not required, just highly recommended.

Aggie Recreation Center (ARC)

Our new 105,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility offers plenty of features and gives you a space to escape books, recharge your body, and clear your mind.

  • 50 foot climbing wall & rappel ledge
  • Indoor/outdoor basketball
  • Elevated indoor track
  • Weight & cardio rooms
  • Lighted sand volleyball
  • Fitness studios & classes

Outdoor Programs (OP)

Outdoor Programs (OP), located inside the ARC, offers all of the gear you need for camping, climbing, winter excursions, or a day on the water. Our guided trips give a once in a lifetime experience to meet friends, create long-lasting memories, and explore new adventures.

  • Raft the Snake River
  • Bike & hike at Moab
  • Snowshoe in Logan Canyon
  • Cross country ski at the Tetons
  • Climb the City of Rocks in Idaho
  • Canyoneer at Zion National Park
  • Kayak at Lake Powell

Equipment Rentals For All Seasons


Lighted Turf Fields & Tennis Courts


Over 10 Ski Resorts Within 2 Hours


Best College Town
About Logan, Utah

Why Utah?
Map of USA with Utah

Utah is located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in the western United States. The population in Utah is just over 3 million people. Many people choose to live in Utah and are constantly moving to Utah because of the safety, affordablilty, beautiful outdoor live, and economic opportunities.

Best State for Business Utah is Friendly Utah is next Silicon Valley Utah is affordable

The Best Campus Life

Our main campus is located in the heart of Logan, UT. Surrounded by mountains and Aggie pride. You can enjoy the fall colored leaves on a drive through Logan Canyon, snowboard at one of the many resorts, and cliff jump at Porcupine Reservoir.

85 degree average summer temperature
34 degree average winter temperature
17901 student population
120783 logan area population
free transit on and off campus
free bike rentals

Aggie Bucket List

We Always Have Something Fun To Do

Here are a few of our favorites, visit for more.



The fast track to Freshman 15. Eat a sink full of ice cream.



Best. Night. Ever. Biggest & baddest Halloween bash in the west.



Open mic night. Music & Poems. Free drinks. Great people.



Homecoming + street graffiti = Aggie pride.



I believe that we will win.



100s of friends. Chocolate slip-n-slide. School hasn't even started.