Southern Utah University

Southern Utah University

351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720


  • College Type: 4-year, primarily associate’s, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 76%
  • Total Student Population: 13,611
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 23 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 55%
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Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:13,611
Undergraduate enrollment:12,080
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:1.0%
      Black or African American:1.4%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.9%
      Two or more races:1.4%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:13.4%
      Non-resident alien:4.0%
(Enrollment data Fall 2021)

Certificates & Degrees Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • One but less than two years certificate
  • Associate’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master’s degree
  • Doctor’s degree-professional practice

Majors Offered

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Art History
  • Arts Administration
  • Athletic Training
  • Aviation
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Business Education
  • Ceramics/Sculpture
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Security
  • Dance
  • Dance Education
  • Data Science
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technology
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
  • Equine Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Family Services
  • Family Studies
  • Film & Screen Studies
  • Finance
  • French
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • German
  • Global Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management
  • Human Nutrition
  • Illustration
  • Information Systems
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Leadership
  • Legal Studies
  • Library Media
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Military Science
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Music Technology
  • Musical Theatre
  • Nursing
  • Online Teaching
  • Outdoor Recreation in Parks and Tourism
  • Painting, Drawing, Printmaking
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education
  • Physical Science
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Pre-Allied Health Sciences
  • Pre-Dental
  • Pre-Med
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Veterinary
  • Professional Sales
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Secondary Education
  • Shakespeare Studies
  • Social Science
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport Performance
  • Sports Conditioning & Performance
  • Studio Arts
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Technical Writing
  • Theatre
  • Theatre Design and Technology
  • Theatre Education
  • Women and Gender Studies


 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2022-232021-222020-21
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$6,770 $6,726 $6,770 
      Out-of-state$20,586 $20,542 $20,586 
    Books and supplies$800 $1,600 $1,600 
      Room and board$8,416 $7,500 $7,374 
      Other expenses$3,900 $4,800 $4,800 
      Room and board$9,200 $7,500 $7,500 
      Other expenses$3,900 $4,800 $4,800 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$3,900 $4,800 $4,800
(Source: IPEDS College data 2022-2023)

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