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Colleges / Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate89%

About Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University, also known as the University of the Parks, is a safe, residential campus located in beautiful Cedar City, Utah. With more than 150+ undergraduate programs, 32 graduate and certificate programs, and a new professional doctorate degree, students are offered world-class opportunities to gain professional experience giving them a competitive edge before entering the job market.

Southern Utah University is a public, state university in the town of Cedar City, Utah. Southern Utah University was founded in 1897. The university currently enrolls around 13,611 students per year, including 12,130 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Southern Utah University

It is moderately difficult to get into Southern Utah University. Around 89% of applicants get into Southern Utah University each year. In 2022, 15,269 out of 17,209 total applicants were accepted.

Southern Utah University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 89%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional May require tests
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 4%

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Southern Utah University is located in Cedar City, Utah,.

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College Info

Southern Utah University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Sep 8

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 8

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern Utah University is Sep 8.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southern Utah University is Sep 8.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Southern Utah University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

510 - 600


Reading SAT Range

520 - 640

Southern Utah University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Southern Utah University is like? There are approximately 13,611 students enrolled at Southern Utah University, including 12,130 undergraduate students and 1,481 graduate students. 68% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from UT and 21% percent of students are from other states.


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