Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

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Tuition & Fees

$6,770

$20,586

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
42%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
15%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
41%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

20

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,596
Declined 2,652
Total Received 12,248
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Public

10,274

undergraduate students

950

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Southern Utah is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1897, adopted coeducation in 1987, and gained university status in 1991. Its 113-acre campus is located in Cedar City, in southwestern Utah.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,224
Established in 1897
Coeducational Coeducational

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129-acre campus in Cedar City (population: 31,806), 160 miles from Las Vegas; branch campus in St. George. Served by bus; major airport serves Las Vegas; train serves Milford (50 miles).

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Cedar City Municipal

Southern Utah University
351 West University Boulevard
Cedar City
84720

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10.5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
31%
500-599
42%
400-499
18%
300-399
0
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
15%
300-399
3%
30-36
10%
24-29
39%
18-23
41%
12-17
8%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline May 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.55

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,596
Declined 2,652
Total Received 12,248

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

level of applicant's interest

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,006
Room & board $7,520
Additional fees $764
Books & supplies $1,600
Other fees $2,400
Total $18,290
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agriculture, General
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Building Construction Technology
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Teacher Education
Business/Commerce, General
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician
Carpentry/Carpenter
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Cooking and Related Culinary Arts, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Dance, General
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
Engineering Technology, General
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
History Teacher Education
History, General
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Nutrition
Information Technology
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physical Sciences
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Engineering
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

11,224

total students

79.6%

in-state

20.4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

10,274
students

Female
59%
6,069

Male
41%
4,205

8%

950
students

Female
55%
527

Male
45%
423

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

69%

7,097
students

Female
56%
3,927

Male
44%
3,170

31%

3,177
students

Female
68%
2,142

Male
32%
1,035

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 27%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

401

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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