Check in with Southern Utah University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Here is an overiew of some of Southern Utah University's admissions stats.
|Southern Utah University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||22%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||4%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||81%|
These are the application deadlines for Southern Utah University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Info Not Available||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||September 8||––|
Southern Utah University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Southern Utah University directly for more information about early applications.
➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Southern Utah University is a moderately difficult school to get into.
In 2021, Southern Utah University accepted 89% of all applicants, approximately 15,269 of the 17,209 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.
For more information on transferring to Southern Utah University, contact the school directly.
Southern Utah University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Southern Utah University during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Southern Utah University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Southern Utah University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Southern Utah University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Southern Utah University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 78.7% submitted a class rank. At Southern Utah University 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 48% were in the top 25% and 78% were in the top 50%.
At Southern Utah University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||37.9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||19.3%|
|3.25 and 3.49||11.6%|
|3.00 and 3.24||8%|
|2.50 and 2.9||8.7%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3.1%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Southern Utah University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Southern Utah University does not 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.
In 2022, 4% of Southern Utah University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 81% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Southern Utah University students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Southern Utah University students scored 640 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
To be most competitive at Southern Utah University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southern Utah University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southern Utah University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is September 8. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Southern Utah University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
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 • DSST/DANTES • 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?
✅ The acceptance rate for Southern Utah University is 89%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southern Utah University?
🟨 Southern Utah University may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.
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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 89%. This means that the institution accepts 88 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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
26 and Above
20 to 26
20 and Less
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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