2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$14,529

Net Price

93%

Admitted

29%

Enrolled

54%

Graduation Rate

21/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Utah State University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 27,426. In 2021, there were 416 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #3 in Utah and ranks #566 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Psychology Graduates

416

Total Enrollment

27,426

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Ranking for Utah State University

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#3

Utah Rank

Combining ranking factors for 8 schools that offer psychology degrees in Utah, Utah State University ranks #3.

#566

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Utah State University ranks #566.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Utah State University offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers General Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy and Social Work. At the doctorate level General Psychology are offered.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMAPhD
General Psychology1756113
Marriage and Family Therapy7
Social Work7882
Total Graduates25315013
US Department of Education

Psychology Program Accreditation(s)

  • Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) – Clinical training programs at the master’s, doctoral, and postgraduate levels
  • Professional Psychology (IPSY) – Predoctoral internship programs
  • Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs Department of Psychology/Combined Clinical Counseling School Program
  • Professional/Scientific Psychology (PSPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs Department of Psychology/Combined Clinical Counseling Program
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) – PhD Doctoral programs

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 15,567 students applied to the Utah State University. The university admitted 93% and 29% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Utah universities is 12,927. On average, all Utah institutions admit 82% and 33% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Utah State University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 74%. Compared to all Utah four or more years colleges, the percentage is 70%.

The overall graduation rate for Utah State University is 54%, compared to 55% for all Utah universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare USU to Utah Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Utah State University to the average of all Utah four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

USU

15,567

Applicants

93%

Percent Admitted

29%

Percent Enrolled

74%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

54%

Graduation Rate

UT Colleges

12,927

Applicants

82%

Percent Admitted

33%

Percent Enrolled

70%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

55%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 1,118 or 97% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 35 or 3% part-time faculty members employed at Utah State University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 1,029 or 89%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

USU

21 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

97%

Percent Full-Time

3%

Percent Part-Time

89%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

UT Colleges

20 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

59%

Percent Full-Time

41%

Percent Part-Time

55%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Utah State University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $8,042, and the average cost for books and supplies is $836.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $6,534 and the average cost for graduate fees is $832.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Utah State University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Utah State University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$8,076
On-Campus Living Expenses$4,072
Total Living Expenses$12,148
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$8,042
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$836
Total Undergraduate Expenses$21,026
In-State, Graduate Tuition$6,534
In-State, Graduate Fees$832
Total Graduate Expenses$7,366
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Utah State University is $14,529. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Utah State University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$9,148$8,962
$30,001 – $48,000$9,821$11,008
$48,001 – $75,000$13,553$12,882
$75,001 – $110,000$16,801$16,427
$110,001 and more$17,905$18,485
US Department of Education

Compare Utah State University to all Utah universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

USU

$21,026

Cost to Attend

$8,640

Average Financial Aid

89%

Percent Receiving Aid

$14,529

Net Price

UT Colleges

$22,864

Cost to Attend

$8,150

Average Financial Aid

85%

Percent Receiving Aid

$12,919

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 3,734 or 89%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 15,402 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $8,640.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid15,402$8,640
Pell Grants7,101$6,155
Federal Student Loans5,475$6,321
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Utah State University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

USU

15,402

Grant or Scholarship Aid

55%

Grants or Scholarships

7,101

Number of Pell Grants

25%

Pell Grants

5,475

Federal Student Loans

20%

Federal Student Loans

UT Colleges

11,289

Grant or Scholarship Aid

56%

Grants or Scholarships

5,256

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

3,544

Federal Student Loans

18%

Federal Student Loans

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