Undergraduate enrollment at USU is about 25,000, and graduate enrollment is about 3,300. State residents account for 90 percent of the student body. Around 19 percent of the students live on campus. Comprehensive indoor and outdoor sports facilities are available to all students. USU and the local community offer a wide range of programs in music, theater and art.See All 9 Photos
Main CampusLogan, Utah, United States Campus Website20,000+ on Campus<100,000 residents in LoganLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
Utah State University is in Logan, Utah, 90 miles north of Salt Lake City. The picturesque location in a fertile valley surrounded by mountains creates ideal opportunities for recreational activities such as skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and kayaking in Logan Canyon. The canyon entrance is 10 minutes from the Utah State campus. Logan is home to the Utah Festival Summer Opera, Lyric and Ellen Eccles Theaters and the American West Heritage Center. Other nearby activities include swimming and boating at Bear Lake and canoeing and bird-watching on the Bear River. Logan is mid-way between Yellowstone National Park to the north, and the five national parks in Utah to the south, such as Arches and Zion Parks.
With more than 800 international students on campus, the international student council is active in planning many cultural events, recreational activities and excursions to nearby sites. Some of these activities include intramural sports teams, Mr. and Ms. International, an international banquet with entertainment, trips to Yellowstone or Southern Utah, night skiing, welcome parties, socials and dances. In addition, there are many university-related student clubs which offer other outdoor and cultural activities for the university campus and community.
Students can attend many university performances, such as theatre and music, for free. Sporting events are also free to attend for students. Campus Recreation organizes a number of outdoor trips for a small fee and students can rent all kinds of outdoor gear. Students can also rent a Mongolian-style yurt on the weekends. There is a barbershop on campus where students can get their hair cut, and many local businesses offer student discounts. There is a free shuttle service around the USU campus and a free bus system in the city of Logan.