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Colleges / Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University Admissions

If you want to apply to Southern Utah University, the fee for the application costs $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Southern Utah University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Southern Utah University 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 22.2%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
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Considering Applying Early to Southern Utah University?

Southern Utah University offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

The early decision acceptance rate at Southern Utah University is 5%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 76%. Last year, Southern Utah University admitted 2 of the 40 students who applied early decison.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Southern Utah University?

It is moderately difficult to get into Southern Utah University. Southern Utah University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Southern Utah University accepted 76% of students, around 12,614 of the 16,694 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Southern Utah University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

What's Most Important to Get In to Southern Utah University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Southern Utah University

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Not Considered
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Not Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Not Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Southern Utah University Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Southern Utah University must submit the following items. Double check with Southern Utah University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Southern Utah University?

Students admitted to Southern Utah University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 82.9% submitted a class rank. At Southern Utah University 22.2% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 47% were in the top 25% and 77.1% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Southern Utah University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 82.9%
3.75 and 3.99 39.2%
3.50 and 3.74 20.7%
3.25 and 3.49 12.4%
3.00 and 3.24 9%
2.50 and 2.9 7.7%
2.00 and 2.49 2.3%

Southern Utah University doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Southern Utah University does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Southern Utah University

Transfer students can enroll in Southern Utah University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Southern Utah University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Southern Utah University?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Southern Utah University.

Does Southern Utah University accept transfer credits?

Southern Utah University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Southern Utah University accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • ACE recommendations for credit
  • Excelsior College Examinations

Does Southern Utah University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Southern Utah University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Southern Utah University?

Southern Utah University is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is Southern Utah University's acceptance rate?

Southern Utah University's acceptance rate is 76%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southern Utah University?

Southern Utah University's early decision acceptance rate was 5% in 2021.

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Southern Utah University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

76%

How hard is it to get into Southern Utah University? Southern Utah University is a somewhat selective institution. The Southern Utah University acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 75 out of every 100 applicants.

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Southern Utah University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southern Utah University is Continuous processing.

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Southern Utah University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.58

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Southern Utah University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.58. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

12,582

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$6,726

Out-of-State

$20,542

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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