Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

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Tuition & Fees

$6,770

$20,586

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
600
25th
510
75th
28
25th
20
75th
27
25th
19
75th
27
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,614
Declined 4,080
Total Received 16,694
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Public

14,438

undergraduate students

1,434

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,872
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 Setting: Small town

Southern Utah University
351 West University Boulevard
Cedar City, UT
84720

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
10%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
31%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
620
25th
520
75th
600
25th
510
75th
28
25th
20
75th
27
25th
19
75th
27
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Other application fee ($40 for Premier applicants, $55 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 12,614
Declined 4,080
Total Received 16,694

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

62%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,817

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,006
Housing $3,350
Food $4,024
Additional fees $764
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $15,744
Average Financial Aid - $8,817
Total with Avg. Aid $6,927

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,789,675
State $54,199
Institutional
Other external
Total $13,843,874

Non-need-based

Federal
State $1,134,200
Institutional $24,400,973
Other external $1,212,417
Total $26,747,590

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Financial Aid Office


P: 435 586-7735
F: 435 586-7736
finaid@suu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Big Sky Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew. yes
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biology Teacher Education. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Building Construction Technology/Technician. yes
Building/Construction Site Management/Manager. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business and Innovation/Entrepreneurship Teacher Education. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician. yes
Chemistry Teacher Education. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Criminal Justice/Police Science. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dance Teacher Education. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, General. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language Teacher Education. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Graphic Design. yes
History Teacher Education. yes
History, General. yes
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Nutrition. yes
Information Technology. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes yes
Music, General. yes yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Engineering. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Administration. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Science Teacher Education. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy

15,872

total students

74%

in-state

26%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

14,438
students

Female
62%
8,922

Male
38%
5,516

9%

1,434
students

Female
55%
790

Male
45%
644

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

54%

7,806
students

Female
54%
4,206

Male
46%
3,600

46%

6,632
students

Female
71%
4,716

Male
29%
1,916

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
70%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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