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Located in Cedar City, Utah, Southern Utah University is a public institution. The surrounding location of Cedar City is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

$25,589 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
89% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Southern Utah University?


Contact details for Southern Utah University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, UT 84720
Phone: 435-586-7700

How Do I Get Into Southern Utah University?

You can apply to Southern Utah University online at:

Admission Requirements for Southern Utah University

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Southern Utah University?

89% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
4% Submit SAT Scores
Southern Utah University has the high acceptance rate of 89%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.

Average Test Scores

About 4% of students accepted to Southern Utah University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 640. Math scores were between 510 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Southern Utah University  ( 520 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for Southern Utah University  ( 510 to 600 )
Southern Utah University received ACT scores from 81% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 19 and 26. Math scores were between 18 and 26. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Southern Utah University  ( 19 to 26 )
ACT Math Scores for Southern Utah University  ( 18 to 26 )
ACT Composite Scores for Southern Utah University  ( 20 to 26 )

Can I Afford Southern Utah University?

$25,589 Net Price
67% Take Out Loans
2.0% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Southern Utah University is $25,589. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Southern Utah University, approximately 67% of students took out student loans averaging $6,188 a year. That adds up to $24,752 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Southern Utah University is 2.0%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Southern Utah University Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,281 Full-Time Undergraduates
58% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 12,080 undergraduate students at Southern Utah University, with 8,281 being full-time and 3,799 being part-time.


There are also 1,531 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,281 full-time undergraduates at Southern Utah University, 42% are male and 58% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern Utah University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 102
Black or African American 114
Hispanic or Latino 527
White 5,789
International Students 400
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,349

Geographic Diversity

Utah students aren't the only ones who study at Southern Utah University. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 48 countries are represented at Southern Utah University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Southern Utah University

3,075 Took All Classes Online
7,688 Took At Least One Class Online
37.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 7,688 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Southern Utah University has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Southern Utah University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern Utah University was 37.7%. This is the #505 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Southern Utah University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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