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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.

Website: www.suu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
10,274
Undergraduate
Students
(59.1%) 6,069 Women
(40.9%) 4,205 Men
950
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
78% of 12,248 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
May 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.55
SAT Math
515-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-630 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20-27 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $20,690
Out-of-state: $34,506
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,770
Out-of-state: $20,586
Room and Board
$7,520
Average Percent of Need Met
62%
Average Freshman Award
$9,404
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$16,958
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
334
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 14% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 18% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 7% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Cedar City Population
29,118
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
11% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Thunderbirds
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
2.4% Black/African-American
8.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
1.6% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.9% White
4.6% Unknown
International Students
4.2%
First-Year Students Returning
73.6%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
27.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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