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STUDYING ABROAD THIS SUMMER
LISTENING TO AGGIE RADIO
GAINING THE COURAGE TO ASK HER OUT
ULTIMATE FRISBEE UNIFORM
LEARNING TO PLAY THE SCOTSMAN
MIDNIGHT GAMING COMPETITIONS
SHOWING AGGIE PRIDE
MEMBER OF THE ART GUILD
WORKS AT THE STUDENT ORGANIC FARM
CLIMBED “CLIFFS OF INSANITY” AFTER CLASS
FREE SEMESTER BIKE RENTAL ASPIRING BREAK DANCER
SLEPT HERE LAST NIGHT WITH THE HURD
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NYC :33.5 hrs hrs. 1,395 mi
Chicago :21 9 mi Washington DC :33 hrs 2,07
Denver :8 hrs 528 mi Salt Lake City Las Vegas :7.5 hrs 501 mi :11.5 hrs 702 mi 0 mi Atlanta :28.5 hrs 1,872 mi Albuquerque . .5 hrs 77 L.A:11 Mesa :12.5 hrs 750 mi i 5 hrs 1,541 m Houston :24. : Miami 39 hrs 2,567 mi
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students at Logan campus
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Courtney McCann. Nevada. Accounting. Literally a one-minute drive from campus.
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Big Blue Race Series: 2 outdoor triathlons, 3 indoor triathlons, & 3 5K and 10K fun runs
More information on club and intramural sports at usu.edu/camprec.
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More than 140 locations! For details, visit usu.edu/studyabroad.
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Melanie Rossiter. Utah. Liberal Arts.
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Degrees to everywhere
Utah State is a top-tier Carnegie research institution, which means your degree will take you anywhere you’re willing to go. With more than 160 degrees and 90 minors, plus the ability to dual major, it’s great to know where your options can take you.
JESSICA WELLS. Alumna. 2000, Marketing. Director of Brand Management Nickelodeon (International). Sr. Marketing Manager, TeenNick.
KAREN NIELSEN. Student. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. Goldwater Scholarship Honoree.
NNAMDI GWACHAM. Graduate Student. Health, PE, & Recreation. Lowe’s Senior CLASS Candidate. Anaerobic Power Researcher.
L. JOHN WILKERSON. Alumnus. 1965, Biological Sciences. National Board of the Smithsonian Institute. Exec. Committee Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics.
DANI BABBEL. Alumna. 2010 Anthropology, Geography. Rhodes Scholarship Finalist. Medical Student, Oregon Health & Science University.
VIJAY KANNAN. Faculty. Business, Economics. Fulbright Scholar.
LAURIE MCNEIL. Faculty. Civil & Environmental Engineering. 2010 Carnegie Professor of the Year.
KRISTOPHER KING. Student. International Service Volunteer. Bass/Baritone USU Opera Theatre.
Research at USU lets students dirty their hands before stepping into a career. Boasting the nation’s 2nd oldest undergraduate research program, Aggies maintain a tradition of being on the cutting edge of what is driving their field of study.
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Agribusiness Agricultural Communications & Journalism Agricultural Economics Agriculture Machinery Tech. (AAS/Cert.) Agriculture Systems Technology Agriculture Education Animal, Dairy, & Veterinary Science Animal and Dairy Science Biotechnology Bioveterinary Science Equine Science & Management Environmental Soil/Water Science Family and Consumer Science Education General Agriculture Undecided (Pre) International Agribusiness Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning Nutrition, Dietetics, & Food Sciences Ornamental Horticulture (AAS/Cert.) Plant Science Residential Landscape Design & Construction
CAINE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS Art Art History Ceramics Drawing & Painting Graphic Design Interior Design Photography Printmaking Sculpture Music Music Education Music Performance Music Therapy Theatre Arts Acting General Theatre Studies Theatre Design & Tech. Theatre Teaching
JON M. HUNTSMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Accounting Business Business Administration Economics Entrepreneurship Finance Human Resource Management International Business Management Information Systems Marketing Operations Management
EMMA ECCLES JONES COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN SERVICES Communicative Disorders & Deaf Ed. Deaf Education & Early Childhood Ed. Deaf Education & Elementary Ed. Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Family, Consumer, & Human Development Family & Consumer Sciences Family Life Studies Health Education & Promotion School Health Community Health Human Movement Science Exercise Science Pre-Physical Therapy P.E. Teaching Parks & Recreation Psychology Psychology Teaching Social Studies Composite Teaching Special Education
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Aviation Tech. Maintenance Mgt. Aviation Tech. Professional Pilot Biological Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Engineering & Technology Education Environmental Engineering General Engineering Undecided (Pre) Mechanical Engineering Aerospace Engineering
COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES American Studies Anthropology Asian Studies English French German History International Studies Journalism Law & Constitutional Studies Liberal Arts Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Social Work Sociology Spanish Speech Communication
COLLEGE OF NATURAL RESOURCES Conservation & Restoration Ecology Environmental Studies Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Forestry Geography Natural Resources Undecided (Pre) Rangeland Resources Recreation Resource Management Watershed & Earth Systems Wildlife Science
COLLEGE OF SCIENCE
Applied Environmental Geoscience Biochemistry Biological Science Composite Teaching Biology (Premedical, Predental, Prehealth Professions Programs) Cellular/Molecular Ecolology/Biodiversity Environmental Chemistry Computer Science Earth Science Composite Teaching Geology Mathematics Mathematics Education Mathematics/Statistics Composite Mathematics/Statistics Composite Teaching Nursing Physical Science Composite Teaching Physics Public Health Environmental Health Industrial Hygiene Public Health Education Statistics
For a complete list of degrees and emphases, see usu.edu/degrees.
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NEW FRESHMEN APR 1 APR 1 OCT 1
TRANSFER APR 1 JUN 1 OCT 1
NEW FRESHMEN DEC 1
TRANSFER FEB 1
DEADLINES FRESHMEN – need an 18 ACT, 2.5 GPA, and a 90 index score to be admitted. TRANSFER STUDENTS – need at least a 2.2 GPA and meet the minimum GPA requirements for their desired major.
If you don’t meet the criteria, contact us for options at 800.488.8108 or visit usu.edu/admissions.
TYPES OF SCHOLARSHIPS:
Academic – Based on academic achievement. Need-based – Based on financial need (separate online application required). Involvement – Based on outstanding involvement, leadership, and service experience (separate online application required). Departmental – Check with your department for details once you’ve declared a major. Alumni – Based on family legacy. Offered by Alumni Office at usu.edu/alumni.
See additional scholarship information here.
FALL SEMESTER ONLY
LOANS – Need to be repaid. SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS –
Free money (that’s worth the work). The greatest amount of federal aid goes to students with the greatest financial need. USU awards more than $75 million in scholarships and financial aid each year, so don’t let the price tag keep you out of college.
COSTS TUITION & FEES:
YEAR $5,562 $16,078
&TRICKS: Find your personal financial aid counselor: usu.edu/finaid/about. Get the financial aid application checklist: usu.edu/finaid/applying. Try out the USU cost calculator: usu.edu/costcalculator.
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TOTAL: RESIDENT NONRESIDENT
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provided are estimates. For current tuition rates go to usu.edu/tuition. * If an out-of-state student gains Utah residency after living in the state for one year, the student only pays nonresident tuition for the first year (making the tuition and fees for a four-year degree only $32,764). **Does not include personal expenses. For International Student information visit: usu.edu/oiss.
Involvement, Traditions, & Events Article
Student Life From Aggiepedia, the USUseful college guide For other uses, see Student Life (disambiguation).
A GGIEPEDI A From Aggiepedia, the USUseful college guide
Tr aditions Ev ents Inv olv eme nt usu.e du/asusu
Student life at Utah State  is defined by traditions, events, and involvement. Whether you’re becoming a True Aggie,  attending the HOWL,  or going shoeless with Aggies for Africa,  the activities outside of the classroom will help define your college experience. Contents [hide] 1 Traditions 2 Events 3 Involvement
Traditions The “A” (pron. /e/) is the location where students participate in the long-standing True Aggie tradition. Aggie Ice Cream (pron. /ˈægi aɪs krim/), made on campus, has been a USU rite of passage since 1921.
Involvement / ASUSU
Old Main (pron. /oʊld meɪn/) was built in 1890 and is USU’s most iconic building. On nights of Aggie victory, Old Main’s tower shines blue.
Student Government, Clubs, Service Center, Greek Life, Aggie BLUE The Student Involvement & Leadership Center is the hub for extracurricular opportunities at Utah State.
Big Blue (pron. /bɪg blu/) is Utah State’s official mascot; look for him on the side lines or rappelling from the jumbotron.
Academic & Political
Arts & Media
Athletics & Recreational
Ethnic & Cultural
The HOWL (pron. /haʊl/) is USU’s annual Halloween party, said to be the largest west of the Mississippi River. Day on the Quad (pron. /deɪ ɒn ðə kwod/) is a day of food, games, clubs, and organizations in the shadow of Old Main.  Mardi Gras (pron. /ˈmɑrdi ˈgrɑ/) continues as the university’s largest winter celebration. Concerts (pron. /k ɒ ns ɜ rts/) are major components to events like the “End of Year Bash” and “Week of Welcome,” which have included performances by Sean Kingston and The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.
Includes Huntsman Scholars, and College Democrats or Republicans. Includes Aggie Radio, USU Art Guild, Independent Music, and Theatre.
Includes bowling, hockey, racquetball, and cycling.
Includes Anthropology, Black Student Union, and Middle East Club.
Includes Ag Tech, Aviation, and Entrepreneur.
Includes Aggies for Africa, Special Olympics, and Operation Smile. Includes Agribusiness, HURD, Snowboard, Book Club, and Vegan News. Includes Child Rights, Concerned Youth of America, and American Sign Language.
If you couldn’t find it in any other category and it already exists, it’s here. Take a sneak peek into USU’s largest fall event.
Discover your new home:
Sign up today; call 800.863.1085 or visit housing.usu.edu.
Hous Daphne Jones. Georgia. Psychology. With a view like this, living on campus was an easy choice.
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Coming here, going there? There are plenty of chances to visit Utah State.
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