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Is USU a Good School for the Money?

Utah State University Value Report

Is an USU degree worth it? Only you know for sure, but College Factual's value analysis can help answer that question. Keep reading for more.

Within Utah, USU Offers Good Quality for a Good Price.

Top 50% Utah Value
Top 30% Utah Quality

Utah State University is ranked #4 out of #14 in Utah for quality and #3 out of #8 for Utah value.

This makes it a good quality for a good price in the state.

State Value Ranking  3 out of 8
Overpriced
Great Value
State Value Score  62.50 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Do you qualify for in-state tuition? Check the USU financial aid page to be sure.

Above Average Value Nationwide

Top 50% National Value
Top 50% National Quality

Utah State University is ranked #473 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.

Utah State University is a good value according to College Factual's value analysis. It is priced competitively based on the quality of the education provided.

National Value Ranking  473 out of 1472
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  67.87 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores

School Total Price Value Grade
Waynesburg University $100,720 A
Drury University $107,693 A
Pacific Union College $119,419 A-
Viterbo University $128,978 B
McDaniel College $130,040 B
Utah State University $131,633 B
West Virginia University $136,503 B-
Queens University of Charlotte $137,759 C+
Kansas City Art Institute $143,695 C
University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth $164,240 D-
DigiPen Institute of Technology $197,729 F

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $131,633 For That Piece of Paper

The average USU student's degree will cost an estimated $131,633. This is based on an average price (with and without aid) of $27,197 and a typical 4.84 years to graduate.

Amount
Average Yearly Cost $27,197
Average Years to Graduate 4.84
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $131,633

Many Factors Affect Net Price

Consider the average USU student takes 4.84 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your USU degree may cost less than average.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$62,150 In-State With Aid
$152,383 Avg Cost No Aid
4.84 Years to Graduate

The overall price of a college can vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how USU value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $152,383 #166 A
All Students $131,633 #473 B
Only Students Receiving Aid $115,976 #365 B+
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $98,557 #3 B-
All Students $77,803 #3 B-
Only Students Receiving Aid $62,150 #3 B-

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Utah.

About 86% of USU students receive financial aid. Get more details on what USU financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.

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