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2014 - 2015


AGGIES define

themselves PARKER

PRATT HOMETOWN: Merlin, OR. MAJOR: Human Movement Science, Pre-Physical Therapy. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · WUE Scholarship · Outdoor adventures · Quality learning · Community involvement

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is home of the

Aggies A HOME FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS A

COMMUNITY, NOT A COMMUTE;

AN

EDUCATION, NOT A LECTURE.

An Aggie isn’t bound by generalized definitions. MORE THAN 180,000 STUDENTS HAVE GRADUATED FROM UTAH STATE. THIS MEANS THERE ARE MORE THAN 180,000 DEFINITIONS OF AN AGGIE.

What will be YOUR definition?


AGGIES

make Logan a B E S T

COLLEGE TOWN JEREMY

JENSEN HOMETOWN: Logan, UT. MAJOR: Art Graphic Design Emphasis. I’M AN AGGIE: · Powder surfer · Business owner · Designer · Filmmaker

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Welcome to

LOGAN, UT HOME OF THE AGGIES

...we’re closer than you think

Campus

Logan

16,000

48,879

SEATTLE 12 hrs

BOZEMAN 6 hrs

BOISE

11 hrs

YELLOWSTONE

4 hrs

5 HRS

Cache Valley

GRAND TETONS

4 HRS

115,520

BEAR LAKE

1 HR

ARCHES

DENVER

5 HRS ZION

LAKE POWELL

6 hrs

LAS VEGAS 7 hrs

7 HRS

and

BIKE RENTALS

GRAND CANYON

10 HRS

L.A.

11 hrs

(On and off campus)

11 hrs

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12 hrs

ALBUQUERQUE

AK PE

PHOENIX

AVERAG

11 hrs

8 hrs

HIGH

SAN FRANCISCO

FREE

1-3 HRS

1.5 hrs

8 hrs

TRANSPORTATION

SKI RESORTS

SALT LAKE CITY

RENO

AVERAG

PORTLAND


Vet Girl

AGGIES LEARN BY

doing

ALYSSA

BENSON HOMETOWN: Riverton, UT. MAJOR: Animal, Dairy, Veterinary Science. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Animal research · Hands-on learning · All four seasons · Small town feel

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ACADEMICS

No other place provides the complete package quite like Utah State. Aggies graduate with an exceptional education, hands-on learning, and an amazing student life experience. USU provides big-school opportunities with a small-school feel.

PRESTIGE More

CARNEGIE PROFESSORS of the year than any other college in Utah

VALUE

MORE FOR YOUR MONEY

#2 HIGHEST-RANKED PUBLIC UNIVERSITY in the

WEST

23 1 to

STUDENT/ FACULTY RATIO

AND

TOP

3% OF

CARNEGIE RESEARCH INSTITUTIONS

#3 nation in the

More than

for

LOWEST TUITION in ‘America’s Top Colleges’

(Forbes, “America’s Best College Buys,” Aug. 2013)

$213 million in

CURRENT RESEARCH GRANTS

2 ND oldest

undergraduate

RESEARCH PROGRAM in the

NATION

(That means more hands-on learning for you)

165

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES More than

RANKED

PUBLIC UNIVERSITY IN “AMERICA’S BEST COLLEGE BUYS” (Forbes, “America’s Top Colleges,” Aug. 2011)

BEST WEST COLLEGE in the

(Princeton Review, “2012 Best Colleges: Region by Region, ”Aug. 2012)

140 GRADUATE DEGREES

Wondering if USU has the program you want? Search by keyword, A-Z degree list, or narrow down your options with USU’s Degree Finder:

usu.edu/degrees


AN

AGGIE’S career

BEGINS IN THE

CLASSROOM ALEX

MEIBOS HOMETOWN: Kissimmee, FL. MAJOR: Communicative Disorders & Deaf Education. Doctor of Audiology Degree (Au.D.). WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Listening & Spoken Language Scholarship · Dual research degrees · Interdisciplinary training · On-campus preschool

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MAJORS COLLEGE OF

AGRICULTURE AND APPLIED SCIENCES Agribusiness Ag Communication & Journalism Agricultural Economics Agricultural Machinery Tech. (AAS/Cert.) Agricultural Systems Technology Agricultural Education Animal, Dairy, & Veterinary Science -Animal and Dairy Science -Biotechnology -Bioveterinary Science -Equine Science & Management Aviation Tech. Maintenance Mgt. Aviation Tech. Professional Pilot -Fixed Wing -Rotorcraft Environmental and NR Economics Environmental Soil/Water Science Family and Consumer Sciences Ed. General Technology (AAS) International Agribusiness Landscape Architecture Nutrition, Dietetics, & Food Sciences Ornamental Horticulture (AAS/Cert.) Plant Science Residential Landscape Design & Construction Technology and Engineering Ed.

JON M. HUNTSMAN SCHOOL OF

BUSINESS

Accounting Business Administration Economics Finance International Business Management Information Systems Marketing

CAINE COLLEGE OF THE ARTS Art & Design -Art Education -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 COLLEGE OF

HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES American Studies Anthropology Asian Studies Communication Studies English French German Global Communication History International Studies Journalism & Communication Law & Constitutional Studies Liberal Arts Philosophy Political Science Religious Studies Social Work Sociology Spanish

COLLEGE OF

ENGINEERING Biological Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering -Aerospace Engineering

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 Life Studies General Studies Health Education & Promotion -School Health -Community Health -Health Science Human Movement Science -Exercise Science -Pre-Physical Therapy -P.E. Teaching Interdisciplinary Studies Parks & Recreation Psychology Secondary Education Social Studies Composite Teaching Special Education

QUINNEY COLLEGE OF

NATURAL RESOURCES

Conservation & Restoration Ecology Environmental Studies Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Forestry Geography Geography Teaching 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) -Biology -Cellular/Molecular -Ecology/Biodiversity -Environmental Chemistry Chemistry Teaching Earth Science Composite Teaching Geology Mathematics Mathematics Education Mathematics/Statistics Composite Mathematics/Statistics Composite Teaching Nursing* Physical Science Composite Teaching Physics Physics Teaching Public Health -Environmental Health -Industrial Hygiene -Public Health Education Statistics *Nursing students are not eligible for academic scholarships. We recommend you apply to USU as an undeclared student instead.


AGGIES

LOOK at the WORLD FROM A

DIFFERENT

PERSPECTIVE ZACHARY VOLIN

HOMETOWN: Bonney Lake, WA. MAJOR: Social Studies Composite Teaching. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Sigma Phi Epsilon · Top-tier academics · Clubs and organizations · Campus location

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RESEARCH M AT T E R S

WIRELESS POWER ENERGY:

CLEAN COKE FUEL:

A team at USU designed and developed a wireless power-transfer technology that can charge electric vehicles as they drive down the road.

Taking waste coal, a current environmental hazard, USU can make “Clean Coke� that is cleaner, cheaper, and profitable.

AQUAPONICS: USU researchers developed unique solutions for sustainable agriculture in arid climates, nationally and internationally.

SPACE DYNAMICS LABORATORY We send more student-developed experiments into space than any other university in the world.

SPIDER SILK: TECHNOLOGY Creating synthetic spider silk proteins to produce high-tech clothing, bulletproof skin, parachutes, airbags, and repair ligaments and tendons.

POWER ELECTRONICS LAB:

Wide-ranging research spanning battery life, smart phones, computing, lighting, power conversions and distribution, autonomous operations of wireless sensors, renewable energy sources, and energy storage.


AGGIES embrace

TRADITION AS THEIR OWN

True Aggie (97- YEAR

TRAD I T I O N )

On any full moon, kiss someone who is already a "True Aggie." OR On the night of Homecoming or A-Day, kiss someone while standing on the "A."

JULIA

FIEIKI HOMETOWN: Sterling, VA. MAJOR: Intl. Studies. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · USU Ambassador · Polynesian Student Union · Aggie Ice Cream · Different cultures & people

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TRADITIONS & INVOLVEMENT AGGIES BUILT IN 1889,

OLD MAIN

IS USU’S MOST

iconic

BUILDING.

On nights of an

Aggie

VICTORY, OLD MAIN’S TOWER

THE

Howl

AND

Mardi Gras: two must-attend events for Aggies and students from colleges

SHINES

ALL OVER THE WEST!

Aggie

200+ CLUBS

TO CHOOSE FROM, OR START YOUR OWN!

ICE CREAM

has been around since 1921 and stands as one of the oldest and most delicious traditions.

SING THE

Scotsman with your fellow Aggies.

All home games are

FREE

FOR STUDENTS

Experience USU Athletics at: usu.edu/gameday

with valid USU student ID.


AN

AGGIE

Champion IS A

CHUCKIE

KEETON

HOMETOWN: Houston, TX. MAJOR: Management Information Systems. I’M AN AGGIE: · Student-athlete mentor · Community volunteer · Number cruncher · Heisman contender

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ATHLETICS 2013 FOOTBALL DI VISION

&

winners POINSETTIA BOWL

BEST HOME COURT ADVANTAGE

OF THE

national

CHAMPIONS 2014 NCBA

IN THE

WEST BASEBALL

NCAA DIVISION 1 SPORTS

INTERCOLLEGIATE CLUB SPORTS

Basketball (M&W) Football (M) Gymnastics (W) Softball (W) Cross Country (M&W) Indoor Track (M&W)

Baseball (M) Cycling (M&W) Hockey (M) Lacrosse (M&W)

Outdoor Track (M&W) Golf (M) Soccer (W) Tennis (M&W) Volleyball (W)

CHECK OUT THE INTRAMURAL SPORTS WEBSITE TO CHOOSE YOUR SPORT - USU.EDU/CAMPREC

UTAH ST AT E

UTAH STATE

FOR MORE INFO VISIT UTAHSTATEAGGIES.COM

BE OUR GUEST TO A FOOTBALL OR BASKETBALL GAME

Racquetball (M&W) Swimming (M&W) Ultimate Frisbee Rodeo (M&W) (M&W) Rugby (M&W) Volleyball (M) Soccer (M)

SIGN UP AT USU.EDU/ADMISSIONS/FREETICKETS

I Believe TH AT WE W I LL W I N! EXPERIENCE USU ATHLETICS: USU.EDU/GAMEDAY


AGGIES move

TO THEIR OWN

BEAT AMI

MEITE HOMETOWN: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. MAJOR: Business & Public Relations. I’M AN AGGIE: · Theta Nu Psi · Step dancer · Business owner · Black Student Union

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RESIDENTIAL CAMPUS

APPROX.

80%

LIVE AWAY

OF ALL

UtahState

FROM HOME

STUDENTS

MAKING US UTAH’S LARGEST RESIDENTIAL CAMPUS

Types of

HOUSING:

ON-CAMPUS

living ON CAMPUS means

usu.edu/housing

taking more classes and getting better grades

1. Apartment 2.Traditional 3. Suite

BLUE SQUARE bluesquareusu.com

A preferred, luxury, off-campus student housing complex.

AGGIE RECREATION CENTER student-only facility

• fitness studios • weight rooms • indoor track • climbing wall

• basketball courts • volleyball courts • lounges • cardio rooms

OPENING FALL 2015

5 minute walk to class

OFF-CAMPUS trueaggie.com

meal plans = 3 square meals a day with no cooking

Hundreds of options to choose from.


AGGIES ARE

everywhere

TERALIN

PETEREIT HOMETOWN: Mapleton, UT. MAJOR: Recreation Resource Management. WHY I’M AN AGGIE: · Regional Campus - Moab · Outdoor involvement · Caring professors · Diverse programs

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES USU-ONLINE AND

Utah State University reaches far beyond the Logan campus. With statewide regional campuses and USU-Online, you can be an Aggie anywhere in the world, at anytime.

(LOGAN)

TREMONTON RANDOLPH

& SITES

SALT LAKE CITY

WENDOVER GRANTSVILLE

MANILA

TOOELE

OREM HEBER CITY

UINTAH BASIN

(PRICE)

CASTLE DALE

MOAB

RICHFIELD MILFORD

BEAVER BICKNELL JUNCTION PANGUITCH CEDAR CITY

ST. GEORGE

KANAB

56 DEGREES 350 COURSES MASTER’S & DOCTORAL

NEPHI

EPHRAIM

REGIONAL CAMPUSES offer

ASSOCIATE’S, BACHELOR’S,

PARK CITY

DELTA

32 REGIONAL CAMPUSES

MONTICELLO

BLANDING

MONTEZUMA CREEK VALLEY MONUMENT

O N L I N E

OVER

BRIGHAM CITY KAYSVILLE

USU-ONLINE offers

14 DEGREES TA K E C L A S S E S

WHEN & WHERE

YOU WANT: online.usu.edu

LEARN MORE ABOUT REGIONAL CAMPUSES: DISTANCE.USU.EDU LEARN MORE ABOUT USU EASTERN: EASTERN.USU.EDU


AGGIES create

MEMORIES

Breakfast at

HERM’S INN

#AGGIELIFE Red Bull

Chariot Race

Freestyle page 22

SKIING


CAMPING on the QUAD

The HOWL

end OF

year

Bash

HAMMOCKS on campus

Sledding down

OLD MAIN HILL

LoToJa

LOGAN TO JACKSON

CLEAN THE

SINK AT Angie’s

RAGNAR


ADMISSIONS

ADMISSION INDEX

usu.edu/admissions/applyonline

FRESHMEN need a 17 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.

ADMISSION

DEADLINES for Fall 2015

SUMMER SEMESTER FALL SEMESTER SPRING SEMESTER

NEW FRESHMEN APRIL 1 APRIL 1 OCTOBER 1

TRANSFER APRIL 1 JUNE 1 OCTOBER 1

If you don’t meet the criteria, contact us for options at 435.797.1079, 800.488.8108, or visit usu.edu/admissions.

SCHOLARSHIPS

ACADEMIC NEED-BASED INVOLVEMENT

Based on academic merit.

Based on financial need.

SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINES for Fall 2015

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ALUMNI

Based on outstanding Based on family legacy. involvement, leadership, and service experience.

FALL SEMESTER ONLY

FRESHMEN DEC 1

DEPARTMENTAL

Check with your department for details once you’ve declared a major.

TRANSFER FEB 1

FIND OUT ABOUT SCHOLARSHIPS OFFERED: USU.EDU/SCHOLARSHIPS


COST

2014 - 2015 SCHOOL YEAR

TUITION & FEES: *

SEMESTER YEAR

RESIDENT

$3,192

$6,384

NONRESIDENT

$9,245

$18,490

ESTIMATED EXPENSES: ROOM & BOARD

$2,500

BOOKS & SUPPLIES $400

$5,000 $800

ESTIMATE

WHAT YOUR WILL BE:

COST

usu.edu/costcalculator

*Tuition is based on 12-18 credit hours. Tuition may vary based on your program and is subject to change. For current rates, go to usu.edu/tuition. For International Student information, visit: usu.edu/oiss.

TOTAL: RESIDENT

$6,092

$12,184

NONRESIDENT

$12,145

$24,290

FINANCIAL AID TYPES OF AID:

FAFSA CHECKLIST

GRANTS – Free money awarded to students with the

Apply for a PIN at – pin.ed.gov.

LOANS – Money that must be repaid, with interest. WORK STUDY – Money you work for through an

Fill out the FREE application at – fafsa.ed.gov.

greatest financial need.

on-campus job. Awarded to students with financial need.

SCHOLARSHIPS – Money awarded based on application/merit/qualification. Deadlines and requirements vary.

Check your email often for updates. Accept only the aid you want. Contact the USU Financial Aid Office to find your personal financial aid counselor, ask questions, and check your aid status: www.usu.edu/finaid.


CHECKLIST APPLY FOR ADMISSIONS Must apply BEFORE DECEMBER 1. Here’s what you’ll need: • Official ACT/SAT • Official High School Transcripts • $40 Application Fee • usu.edu/admissions/apply

VISIT CAMPUS Year-round campus tours. usu.edu/admissions/campustour

DEFERMENT Thinking of coming to USU later? • Apply now (we defer admissions and scholarships for up to 2 1/2 years). • Have your leave date? Let us know at usu.edu/loa (this changes your enrolled date at USU). • Take your Aggie gear with you while you’re gone.

ATTEND AN OPEN HOUSE IN YOUR AREA Apply for admission and receive qualifying scholarships on the spot, talk to your academic department, get free Aggie Ice Cream. usu.edu/admissions/openhouse

Get up-to-date info, find friends, ask questions, and join the Aggies.

APPLY FOR HOUSING On-campus, Blue Square Apartments, and off-campus housing. Recommended application for housing is November 1. usu.edu/housing

APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID Application opens January 1. Fill out Free FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov

“USU INCOMING CLASS OF 2015” Check out what’s going on at USU: usu.edu/socialmedia

SIGN UP FOR ORIENTATION (SOAR) Mandatory orientation program sign-up begins March 1. Reserve your course schedule for Fall Semester. usu.edu/soar

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And read USU’s newspaper usustatesman.com


USU coming toYOU

CAMPUS TOURS

2 014 O P E N HO US E S & RE C E P T ION S usu.edu/admissions/openhouse

UTAH OPEN HOUSES (6-8 PM) October 9 October 23 October 28 November 6 December 2

Provo Davis / Weber Cache Salt Lake City St. George

OUT-OF-STATE OPEN HOUSES (6-8 PM) September 16 September 29 October 1 October 3 October 15 October 15 October 16 October 22 November 4 November 5 November 12 November 13 November 18 November 18 November 19 November 19 December 3

Reno, NV Chicago, IL Phoenix, AZ Washington DC Houston, TX Preston, ID Dallas, TX Denver, CO Portland, OR Seattle, WA Boise, ID Idaho Falls, ID San Diego, CA Ontario, CA Anaheim, CA Rocklin, CA Las Vegas, NV

YOU coming to USU 2 014 - 2015 O N -CA MP U S E V E N T S usu.edu/admissions/freshmen

October 10 or 24 November 1 or 7 November 14 November 21 February 21 February 27 March 27 March 27 June 15-18

Out–of-State Day Aggie Leadership Extravaganza Out-of-State Day Diversity Day Ultimate Aggie Experience Hispanic Leadership Conference A–Day Scholars Experience USU Leadership Conference (USULC)

SIGN UP FOR A TOUR USU.EDU/CAMPUSTOUR

Walk around with a current student, meet with an advisor, tour housing, and get free Aggie Ice Cream. Monday - Friday 10:15 AM & 1:15 PM

AGG

IE

the

GAMEDAY T-SHIRT 1 TICKET AGGIE ICE CREAM CAMPUS TOUR

or BRING A DATE USU.EDU/ADMISSIONS/FREETICKETS


DIrectory Admissions, Scholarships, & Residency

BLUE CREW We gave

5

AGGIES

cameras

so they could show you their

OWN AGGIE DEFINITIONS

Read their blogs and watch their videos at:

usu.edu/admissions/bluecrew

T h e p owe r to cha nge f or good. OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS TAGGART STUDENT CENTER, RM. 102 0160 OLD MAIN HILL LOGAN, UT 84322-0160 WWW.USU.EDU/ADMISSIONS PHONE: 435.797.1079 TOLL FREE: 800.488.8108 FAX: 435.797.3708 EMAIL: ADMIT@USU.EDU COPYRIGHT 2014-2015, UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY

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800.488.8108, 435.797.1079, email: admit@usu.edu 435.797.1728 435.797.2055 435.797.1850 800.662.3950 / 435.797.1666 435.797.7777

Access & Diversity Center Alumni Relations Athletics Campus Store (Bookstore) Career Services COLLEGES College of Agriculture & Applied Sciences Caine College of the Arts Jon M. Huntsman School of Business EEJ College of Education & Human Services College of Engineering College of Humanities & Social Sciences Quinney College of Natural Resources College of Science Disability Resource Center Distance Education Financial Aid I.T. Desk Honors Housing & Dining Services Office of International Students & Scholars Registration ROTC – Air Force ROTC – Army SOAR School of Graduate Studies Student Involvement & Leadership Center Student Health & Wellness Center Study Abroad Testing Services University Advising University Inn University Operator USU Eastern

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