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

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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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.

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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
31%
Percent 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
Room $3,350
Board $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
Basketball
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

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

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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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