Utah State University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$7,387
8.14% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$14,577
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.801%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
93.7%
16,069 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
27,943
64.6% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
52.5%
1,635 Graduates

About

Utah State University is a higher education institution located in Cache County, UT. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Utah State University were General Studies (815 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (83 degrees), and General Mechanics & Repairers (45 degrees).

In 2022, 6,665 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Utah State University. 58.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (5,394 degrees), 13.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (387 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Utah State University is $7,387, which is $−22,763 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Utah State University is $7,387, which is $−22,763 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,577.

In 2022, 69% of undergraduate students attending Utah State University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 19% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$7,387
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Utah State University was $7,387. The cost of tuition at Utah State University is $−22,763 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$14,577
2022 Value
0.33%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Utah State University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,577. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Utah State University grew by 0.33%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,188
Room and Board
$836
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Utah State University was of $8,188 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.11% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $836. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.95% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

69%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
19%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

69% of undergraduate students at Utah State University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 11.3% with respect to 2021, when 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.801%
2019 Default Rate
35
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Utah State University was 0.801%, which represents 35 out of the 4371 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Utah State University received 16,069 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 3.22% annual growth. Out of those 16,069 applicants, 15,061 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.7% acceptance rate.

There were 27,943 students enrolled at Utah State University in 2022. 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Utah State University has an overall enrollment yield of 30.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
15,061
Accepted Out of 16,069

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Utah State University was 93.7% (15,061 admissions from 16,069 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 92.6%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 3.22%, while admissions grew by 4.45%..

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage (2022)
628
Scores Submitted (2022)

14% of enrolled first-time students at Utah State University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Utah State University had a total enrollment of 27,943 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Utah State University is 18,038 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,905. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at Utah State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Utah State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82% White, 6.56% Hispanic or Latino, 2.46% Two or More Races, 1.42% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.01% Asian, 0.741% Black or African American, and 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Utah State University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.9%), followed by White Male (37.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.5%), followed by White Male (29.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

64.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Utah State University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27,943 students. The full-time enrollment at Utah State University is 18,038 and the part-time enrollment is 9,905. This means that 64.6% of students enrolled at Utah State University are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Utah State University was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Utah State University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    22,903 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,834 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    688 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Utah State University is 82% White, 6.56% Hispanic or Latino, 2.46% Two or More Races, 1.42% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.01% Asian, 0.741% Black or African American, and 0.301% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,116 students (3.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 1,165 more women than men received degrees from Utah State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Utah State University is white (5,394 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (387 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Utah State University is General Studies (815 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (83 degrees) and General Mechanics & Repairers (45 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Utah State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (154 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (656 degrees), and Human Sciences (174 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utah State University are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (381,421 people), Other managers (297,801 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (254,349 people), Postsecondary teachers (168,069 people), and Secondary school teachers (132,430 people).

The most specialized majors at Utah State University in 2022 are Transportation (154 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (656 degrees), Human Sciences (174 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (168 degrees), and English (106 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utah State University are Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Utah State University are Transportation (154 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (656 degrees), Human Sciences (174 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (168 degrees), and English (106 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Utah State University are Elementary & secondary schools (599,815 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (384,164 people), Legal services (308,798 people), Computer Systems Design (225,479 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (214,338 people).

The most specialized majors at Utah State University are Transportation (154 degrees awarded), Social Sciences (656 degrees), Human Sciences (174 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (168 degrees), and English (106 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Utah State University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 391 degrees awarded
  2. 332 degrees awarded
  3. 171 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Utah State University was General Economics with 391 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,750
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,915
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,750 degrees were awarded to men at Utah State University, which is 0.702 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,915).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 261 degrees were awarded to men at Utah State University in General Studies, which is 0.429 times less than the 609 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 609 degrees were awarded to men at Utah State University in General Studies, which is 2.33 times more than the 261 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

21%
100% Completion Time
48%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 21% of students graduating from Utah State University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 48% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (60%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Utah State University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (60% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.69% of graduates (44 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    5,394 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    387 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    155 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Utah State University is white (5,394 degrees awarded). There were 13.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (387 degrees).

5.36% of degree recipients (357 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    3,159 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,235 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    240 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Utah State University is white female (3,159 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2235 degrees).

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Operations

Utah State University has an endowment valued at nearly $532M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−8.67%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Utah State University had a total salary expenditure of 965M. Utah State University employs 334 Assistant professors, 280 Associate professors and 268 Professors. Most academics at Utah State University are Male Professor (184), Male Associate professor (178), and Female Assistant professor (173).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Utah State University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 513 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 486 employees, and Management with 357 employees.

Endowment

$532M
2022 Endowment
1.8%
growth from 2021

Utah State University has an endowment valued at about $532M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Utah State University grew 1.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $160M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $319M - Federal
  2. $16.7M - State
  3. $1.89M - Local

As of 2022, Utah State University received $319M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $16.7M from state grants and contracts, and $1.89M from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$398M
2022 Salaries
4.74%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Utah State University paid a median of $398M in salaries, which represents 41.2% of their overall expenditure ($965M) and a 4.74% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$102M
Instructional Salaries
1,054
Number of Employees

In 2022, Utah State University paid a total of $102M to 1,054 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
334 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
513 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Utah State University were Assistant professor with 334 employees, Associate professor with 280 employees, and Professor with 268 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Utah State University were Office and Administrative Support with 513 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 486 employees, and Management with 357 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Utah State University was Male Professor with 184 employees, Male Associate professor with 178 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 173 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Utah State University.

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