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Southern Utah University
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  • 4 Year
  • CEDAR CITY, UT

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Southern Utah is a public university located in Cedar City, Utah. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,652 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Southern Utah acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Psychology, and Biology. Graduating 46% of students, Southern Utah alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,200.

About

351 WEST UNIVERSITY BLVD
CEDAR CITY, UT 84720
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference

Southern Utah University Rankings

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SUU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1220
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,432 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,777 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
24:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
86%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 91 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 116 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 116 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    54%
  • On Campus
    32%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,652 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,597
Undergrads Over 25
26%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 87 responses
  • Friendly
    36%
  • Social
    23%
  • Mormon
    18%
  • Really good, kind, and compassionate people.
    9%
  • Adventurous and ready to go
    3%
  • Extremely independent.
    3%
  • They are super friendly and helpful
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
43%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 136 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 179 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 88 responses
  • Welcoming
    43%
  • Diverse
    22%
  • Experience
    16%
  • Intimate
    9%
  • Encompassing
    1%
  • Strict
    1%
  • Tedious
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$39,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
46%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 68 responses

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