Southern Utah University: Review & Facts

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Southern Utah University is a medium four-year, public school with 8,885 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1897 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Cedar City, Utah.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
74
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Southern Utah University.

Southern Utah University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 74 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, General Studies, Accounting and Finance, Communication and Journalism, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
64%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Southern Utah University is relatively low at 64% (way below Utah average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Southern Utah University is low - 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Utah University is reasonably decent -- 18:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,300
High
Average tuition charges are fairly high - around $18,500 per year. The additional fees at Southern Utah University beyond tuition are approximately $800; which comes to a total of $19,300 a year.

Read the details about Southern Utah University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 8,387 applications were submitted and 6,050 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

Southern Utah University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score information at Southern Utah University in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Low
Southern Utah University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Utah University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Southern Utah University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 700 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low, about $3,200 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Southern Utah University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Southern Utah University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Utah University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Utah University, 351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720, USA
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