8,550
Students
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9,187
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
75
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Setting
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Overview

Southern Utah University is a Comprehensive institution located in Cedar City, UT, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 351 West University Boulevard
Cedar City, UT  84720-2498
United States
Contact Phone: 435-586-7700

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11,693
Applied
8,863
Accepted
8,550
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

6,293
Females Applied
4,810
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,400
Males Applied
4,053
Males Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.5
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen May 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 567 510 620
SAT Math 547 500 600
ACT Composite 23 20 27

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,006
In-state
19,822
Out-of-state
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Fees

764
Full-time student fees
7,250
Room & board
3,350
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

9,187
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,984
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,964
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,659
Avg. Loan Aid
6,517
Avg. Grant Aid
4,397
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
11%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,550
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.48%
Black or African American 2.31%
White or Caucasian 74.73%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.49%
Asian 1.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.4%
Two or more races 0.31%
Other 6%

Gender

Male (43.59%)
Female (56.41%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 8%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No Division 1 Checkmark
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Gymnastics No No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball No No No
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
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Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
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Softball No Division 1 Checkmark
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Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
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Faculty

581
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 303
Part-time - 278
Male - 352
Female - 229