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Utah State is a Carnegie-recognized R1 institution and was named one of the best undergraduate research programs in the nation by the Council for Undergraduate Research in 2021. These designations show that USU is a national leader in research and both graduate and undergraduate education.


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USU Receives Significant Funding for Research During Utah Legislative Session

USU Today | March 2023
During the 2023 Utah Legislative Session, USU was awarded significant funding to enhance research efforts:

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Utah State Aggies create transformational impacts through meaningful research, particularly in space, water, land, air, and quality-of-life questions.

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