Southern Utah University (SUU)

Cedar City, UT

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Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University Student Essentials

Southern Utah University Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Thunderbirds
Nickname: SUU
Website: www.suu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Highly Selective
In-State Tuition: $5,576
Out-of-State Tuition: $16,984
Retention Rate: 66%
Enrollment: 16,031
Year Established: 1897

About SUU

What’s great about Southern Utah University (SUU) in Cedar City, Utah is that it offers the academic programs of a comprehensive university, while also offering the shorter-term study programs found at a two-year college.

Regardless of your interest area or educational goal, or even if you’re not sure of your goal, SUU has a program that’s suitable for you.

SUU’s bachelor’s degrees span such disciplines as:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Graduate degrees, which also encompass different subject areas, are granted as well.

If you’re not ready for a bachelor’s or graduate degree there is also the associate’s degree track which can be as general or specific as you wish. For example, there is the associate of arts in general studies, a broad degree which gives students the chance to sample many different subject areas before deciding which major to pursue.

The associate’s degree program may also be used as preparation for a career. These career-specific associate’s programs provide vocational expertise in such fields as:

  • Agriculture
  • Cabinet Making and Millwork
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Paralegal Studies

Finally, SUU offers an assortment of enrichment courses in health and wellness, languages, computers and other areas.

Undergraduate admissions applications at SUU are simple and quick. Students need only fill out an online application with their academic history and personal background. The admissions committee will then make an admissions decision within four weeks.

Financial aid options may be discussed with an SUU financial aid officer.

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SUU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Southern Utah University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

The people that attend the school are great and the teachers are so willing to help you. They really do remember your names and the class sizes are small enough to get individual help. The school is in a beautiful area there are so many hikes and adventures to go on.


SUU Map & Location

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


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Getting Around SUU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Cedar City, UT

Winter
Dec
42
16
Jan
42
17
Feb
46
21
Spring
Mar
54
26
Apr
62
32
May
72
39
Summer
Jun
83
48
Jul
90
56
Aug
87
55
Fall
Sep
79
45
Oct
66
34
Nov
52
23

SUU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 14,607
Freshman Class 1,264
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 16,031

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 4%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 89%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 4%
African American 1%
Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 91%
Graduate 9%
Full-Time 94%
Part-Time 6%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 4%
Domestic 96%

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