Utah State University

School Highlights
  • Utah State University serves 27,662 students (61% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is lower than the state community college average of 30:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 21%.
  • Utah State University is the only community colleges within Cache County, UT.
  • The nearest community college to Utah State University is Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College (34.0 miles away).

Top Placements

Utah State University places among the top 20% of community colleges in Utah for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 991 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Utah State University(UT) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsFour or more years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty991 staff34 staff
Utah State University Total Faculty (2014-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Utah State University has grown by 146% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Utah State University diversity score of 0.35 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has declined by 25% over five years.
Total Enrollment27,662 students914 students
Utah State University Total Enrollment (2009-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio28:130:1
Utah State University Student Staff Ratio (2014-2016)
# Full-Time Students16,953 students270 students
Utah State University Full-Time Students (2009-2016)
# Part-Time Students10,709 students644 students
Utah State University Part-Time Students (2009-2016)
Utah State University Enrollment Breakdown UT All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students15,823 students270 students
# Graduate Students1,130 students44 students
Utah State University Graduation BreakDown UT All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Utah State University Dormitory Capacity (2014-2016)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Utah State University American Indian/Alaskan (2009-2016)
% Asian
Utah State University Asian (2009-2016)
% Hispanic
Utah State University Hispanic (2009-2016)
% Black
Utah State University Black (2009-2016)
% White
Utah State University White (2009-2016)
% Two or more races
Utah State University More (2014-2016)
% Non Resident races
Utah State University Non Resident (2009-2016)
% Unknown races
Utah State University Ethnicity Breakdown UT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.37
Utah State University Diversity Score (2009-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$47,200$34,000

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,250 is less than the state average of $6,840. The in-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $18,250 is more than the state average of $14,426. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,250$6,840
Utah State University In-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$18,250$14,426
Utah State University Out-State Tuition Fees (2014-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid80%89%
Utah State University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2009-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2010)$9,550$13,250
Median Debt for Dropouts (Year 2010)$5,267$6,334
Acceptance Rate98%98%
Utah State University Percent Admitted (2009-2016)
SAT Total Avg.1,0951,095
SAT Reading545545
Utah State University SAT Reading (2014-2016)
SAT Math550550
Utah State University SAT Math (2014-2016)
ACT Total Avg.7070
ACT Composite2323
Utah State University ACT Composite (2009-2016)
ACT English2424
Utah State University ACT English (2009-2016)
ACT Math2323
Utah State University ACT Math (2009-2016)
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Utah public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,840 per year for in-state students and $14,426 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,781 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Utah community colleges have a diversity score of 0.37, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Utah is Eagle Gate College-Murray. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.