Southern Utah University

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General Information

Admission Office

351 West Center Street

Cedar City, UT 84720

(435) 586-7740

Fax: (435) 865-8223

Contact: Stephen Allen

Director of Admissions
Main Address

351 West Center Street

Cedar City, UT 84720

(435) 586-7700

Total undergrads: 6,784

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,244

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,434

Graduate enrollment: 732


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Agriculture – General B,C
Animal Husbandry A
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications A
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology A

Construction Trades

Carpentry A
Construction Site Management B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Education of Learning Disabled B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Speech Teacher Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B
Trade/Industrial Education B


Chemical Engineering A
Civil Engineering A
Computer Engineering – General A
Electrical/Communications Engineering A
Engineering – General A,B
Engineering Science B
Environmental Engineering A
Materials Engineering A
Mechanical Engineering A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A
Civil Drafting/Civil Engineering C
Drafting and Design Technology A
Electrical Engineering Technologies A
Engineering Technology – General B
GIS technology C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development A
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Human Nutrition B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Transcription C
Nursing (RN) B
Nursing – Practical A
Nursing Assistance C
Pre-Physical Therapy B
Pre-allied health B
Pre-medical technology B
Premedicine B
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B


History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A


Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies

Electrical/Electronics Equipment Repair A

Natural Resources & Conservation

Forestry – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Geology B

Precision Production Trades

CabinetmakingMillwork A


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration C

Security & Protective Services

Police Science A,B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Southern Utah University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (435) 586-7700
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 11,224
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 37%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 19 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 7,273 (65% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,770
Out-of-state Tuition: $20,586
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $7,353

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Southern Utah University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Southern Utah University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 21
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 52
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 121
Construction Trades 11
Education 142
Engineering 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 121
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2
Health Professions and Related Programs 2
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 111
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 21
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 24
Transportation and Materials Moving 11
Visual and Performing Arts 72
Grand total 7105711

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Southern Utah University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,770
Out-of-state $20,586
Books and supplies $1,600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,338
Out-of-state $24,548

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 1,949 95%
Grant or scholarship aid 1,849 91% $7,353
Student loan aid 1,248 61% $4,382

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 6,240 67% $8,009
Federal student loans 4,270 46% $4,837

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Southern Utah University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Southern Utah University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 12,237 5,450 6,787
Percent admitted 100% 78% 79%
Percent admitted who enrolled 15% 13% 17%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Southern Utah University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 11,224
Undergraduate enrollment 10,274
Graduate enrollment 950

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Southern Utah University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
  • Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
    • Baccalaureate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (BTEAC) - Baccalaureate programs
    • Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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