79%

Acceptance Rate

$7,798

Avg.Financial Aid

003678

FAFSA Code

About Southern Utah University (SUU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

10,196

Website

https://www.suu.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Southern Utah University (SUU) is a public university that was established in 1897 and it got its university status in the year 1897. The university earned the school recognition among the nation’s 'Colleges of Distinction for Innovative Application of Educational Practices'.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 19:1.

  • The total student population is 10,196 out of which 6,052 are full-timers and 3,247 are part-timers.

  • The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.

  • There is a total student population of 10,195 in which 6,170 are full-time students and 4,576 are part-time admissions.

  • The university holds a total graduation rate of 45%.


Online Education at SUU

The university offers several flexible online programs for the students who are far away or have a busy schedule so that they can complete their education. It serves online students through Instructional Design, Technical Support, Multimedia Instructional Development, and Institutional Support.


Reviews

  • SUU is a great school with amazing professors.

  • The campus is beautiful and diverse.

  • The workload is easy to manage and is industry-oriented.

Location & Contact

Address

351 West University Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 4355867700
Fax: 4358658223
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Rankings

According to US News, the ranking is as follows:

  • The university was ranked 81st in "Regional Universities-West".

  • It ranked 27th in 'Top Public Schools'.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

79%

SAT Range

1010 - 1250

ACT Range

21 - 27

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

It is quite an easy school with moderate chances to get admitted in, with the acceptance rate of 79%. Last year, over 79 applicants out of every 100 were admitted into the faculty. Academically it has an average requirement for admission test scores.

The SAT and ACT score is recommended for admission at SUU. The ACT score range should be 21 or above. The average high school GPA requirement is 3.5 or above on a 4.0 scale for the admitted freshmen class. University follows the rolling admission procedure.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$14,702

Average Annual Cost

$6,006

Books And Supplies

$1,600

Other Fees

$764

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$7,250

Budget For Other Expenses

$4,800

Total One Year Cost

$20,420

You might be thinking of  "How much does it take to attend Southern Utah University?", So here is the answer to your query. The total cost to attend the University is $20,420 annually, it varies depending upon the program an applicant applies for, there are slight variations in the cost of attendance for various programs.

The Net-price to attend the university is $14,702, the average total cost for tuition is $6,006, books and supplies are $1,600, $7,250 for room and board, and $764 for other fees. 

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

73%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

43%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$13

Faculty Overview

68%

Male Professors

32%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

637 Graduates

Education, General

96 Graduates

Biology, General

74 Graduates

Psychology, General

68 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

67 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

64 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

62 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

55 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

50 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

49 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

49 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

46 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

34 Graduates

Agriculture, General

28 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

27 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

26 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

24 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

23 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

22 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

22 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

21 Graduates

Chemistry

19 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

19 Graduates

Sociology

18 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

18 Graduates

History

17 Graduates

Political Science and Government

17 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

16 Graduates

Marketing

15 Graduates

Engineering, General

14 Graduates

Air Transportation

13 Graduates

Computer Science

13 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

13 Graduates

Economics

12 Graduates

Music

12 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studi...

12 Graduates

Engineering Science

11 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

8 Graduates

Dance

7 Graduates

Anthropology

6 Graduates

Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

6 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

5 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

4 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

4 Graduates

Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

4 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

2 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

2 Graduates

Legal Support Services

2 Graduates

Mathematics

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,271

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

73%

Part-time

27%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

72% White

11% Unknown

2% Black

6% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

1% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

23%

Out Of State

73%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$55,547 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

8%

Averege Housing Cost

$3,350/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,900/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,900/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Thunderbirds

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Sky Conference

Total Male Athletes

206

Total Female Athletes

159

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

3

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Baseball

Golf

Gymnastics

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $7,349 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at SUU costs around $3,900 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At SUU, campus safety and security features include campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$30,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,800/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$4,500

$19,685

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$47 - 204

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,798

Students Receiving Federal Grants

30%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,648

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,527

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

79%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,333

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$7,118

$30K - $48K

$7,492

$48K - $75K

$5,345

$75K - $110K

$4,029

> $110K

$4,012

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$12,542,645

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$23,186,032

Financial Aid is provided to the students so that they can fund their education and not compromise their education due to financial restraints. These are given in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study. The scholarships and grants are awarded to the students on the basis of merit, residential status, ethnicity, and many more factors as such. 

The students can fill in the FAFSA form with the FAFSA/Federal school code 003678 to apply for financial aid.

  • The Federal-Aid provided are Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Work-Study.

  • The State Aid is provided as the Higher Education Success Stipend Grant.

  • The Institutional Aid provided are Centurium Four Year Renewable Scholarship, Fellow’s Four Year Renewable Scholarship, Founder’s Four Year Renewable Scholarship, and Dean’s Four Year Renewable Scholarship.

  • The Military Aids provided are Post 9/11 Gl Bill, Tuition Assistance Program, and the Yellow Ribbon Program. 

The Percentage of Aid offered to the students per year at SSU per year is given below:

  • Around 88% of students receive Gift Aid for an average amount of $7,798.

  • A total of 30% of students receive Federal Grant Aid for an average amount of $4,648.

  • An average amount of $2,527 is offered as State Aid to 17% of students.

  • And 79% of students receive Institutional Aid for an average amount of $6,333.

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