It also gained more students through the addition of an extension program.
Designed to help students complete degrees from anywhere in the state, the extension program eventually became its online program.
Southern Utah University is a caring campus community where students come to explore their interests and prepare for meaningful careers and life experiences.
With more than 145 undergraduate programs* and 18 graduate and certificate programs across six academic colleges, SUU proudly offers world-class, project-based learning opportunities where students gain professional experience before entering the job market.
Students curious about whether the program they enroll in has accreditation can do a simple search with the United States Department of Education.
They can also gain more information when they contact the school or the head of the department.
The foundation of Utah State University occurred after the federal government passed a new act of legislature that called for the formation of at least one institution of higher learning in each state.
Its founder hoped to create an agricultural school like those found overseas in parts of Europe, but it didn't take long before the university realized that it needed to add more programs to draw in more students.
Washington Monthly placed USU at number 23 on its list of top American colleges, and U. News and World Report ranked the school at 170 nationally.
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities grants accreditation to schools that meet several different requirements.