Southern Utah University: Statistics

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#753 of 2,624In North America
#691 of 2,523In the United States
#6 of 21In Utah
#1290 of 1,863For Social Psychology

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Acceptance rate
78%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
95%
Undergraduates
10,274
Graduates
950
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Southern Utah University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate78%78%79%
Applicants12,2485,4506,787
Admissions9,5964,2375,354
Freshmen enrolled full time1,8296911,138
Freshmen enrolled part time552728

2,724 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,227 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,779 or 94%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1240
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Southern Utah University are 1020-1240 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
233 or 12%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Southern Utah University are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White7850 (70%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1233 (11%)
Nonresident Alien726 (7%)
Hispanic708 (6%)
Black or African American195 (2%)
Asian143 (1%)
Two or more races138 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander123 (1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native38 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,353
Students receiving aid
95%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,006$7,574
Tuition in-state$6,006$7,574
Tuition out-of-state$19,822$23,784
Fee in-district$764$764
Fee in-state$764$764
Fee out-of-state$764$764

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity903
Combined charge for room and board$7,349
Room charge$3,325
Meal charge$4,024

Southern Utah University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
General Studies86769
Education, General162
Accounting7457
Speech Communication and Rhetoric7318
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6120
Biology & Biological Sciences, General78
Business Administration and Management, General2939
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse68
Public Administration66
Psychology, General62
Human Nutrition61
Elementary Education and Teaching49
Criminal Justice & Police Science46
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General35
Building & Construction Site Management & Manager35
Engineering Technology, General26
English Language and Literature, General25
Music, General816
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General23
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew22
Agriculture, General20
Marketing & Marketing Management, General18
Economics, General17
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies17
Political Science and Government, General17
Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management, General17
Fine & Studio Arts, General16
History, General16
Finance, General16
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other15
English & Language Arts Teacher Education14
Chemistry, General13
Computer and Information Sciences, General12
Sociology12
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance12
Music Teacher Education47
Hospitality Administration & Management, General11
Athletic Training & Trainer10
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching9
Computer Science9
Mechanical Engineering9
Graphic Design9
Philosophy8
Mathematics Teacher Education8
Anthropology7
Geology & Earth Science, General7
Engineering, General5
Spanish Language and Literature5
Mathematics, General5
Horse Husbandry & Equine Science and Management4
Legal Assistant & Paralegal4
Drama and Dance Teacher Education4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General4
Dance, General3
Art & Art Studies, General3
Spanish Language Teacher Education3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician2
Building Construction Technology2
Information Technology2
Social Science Teacher Education2
French Language Teacher Education2
French Language and Literature2
Art Teacher Education2
Animal & Livestock Husbandry and Production1
Child Development1
CAD & CADD Drafting and & or Design Technology & Technician1
History Teacher Education1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Biology Teacher Education1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Chemistry Teacher Education1
Grand Total9061,157418
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%41%55%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 55%

Publications & Citations

Publications
843
Citations
13,651

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
267 / 3,780
Psychology
149 / 5,523
Medicine
133 / 2,717
Computer Science
119 / 1,117
Business
119 / 2,601
Environmental Science
87 / 1,921
Mathematics
84 / 762
Art & Design
71 / 861
Sociology
62 / 266
Social Psychology
61 / 4,167
Math Teachers
59 / 554
Engineering
55 / 378
Biology
51 / 1,377
Physics
50 / 787
Chemistry
49 / 577
Education Majors
44 / 467
Demography
41 / 1,468
Political Science
39 / 264
Physical Therapy
39 / 1,604
Multimedia
35 / 321
Ecology
31 / 1,333
Geography and Cartography
31 / 256
Child Psychology
30 / 1,512
Communications and Public Relations
29 / 364
Economics
27 / 253
Health Science
27 / 44
Materials Science
25 / 164
Management Information Systems
23 / 234
Advertising
23 / 379
History
21 / 188
Sports / Exercise science
17 / 485
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
16 / 314
Marketing
15 / 773
Geology
14 / 323
Astrophysics and Astronomy
13 / 495
Law
13 / 107
Public Policy / Administration
12 / 125
Gerontology
12 / 127
Library and Information science
11 / 95
Cognitive Science
11 / 48

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199000
199121
199231
199312
199434
199506
1996128
199748
19981224
1999821
2000630
2001834
20021328
20031736
20042376
20051683
200619133
200724184
200832266
200936366
201052466
201147690
201243759
201354913
201441984
2015691080
2016551166
2017441180
2018601190
2019541364
2020641646

Southern Utah University alumni

  1. Keala Settle

    Photo
    Keala Settle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    actorstage actortelevision actorfilm actorsinger
    Biography

    Keala Joan Settle is an American actress and singer. Settle originated the role of Norma Valverde in Hands on a Hardbody, which ran on Broadway in 2013, and was nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk Award, and Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. In 2016 she was in the original Broadway cast of Waitress portraying Becky. In 2017, she portrayed Lettie Lutz, a bearded lady, in the musical film The Greatest Showman. The song "This Is Me" from the film, principally sung by Settle, won the 2018 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. On January 27, 2019, Settle sang "Seasons of Love" in Fox's Rent: Live.

  2. Harry Reid

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    Harry Reid
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Enrolled in Southern Utah University
    Studied in 1959
    Occupations
    politicianlawyercity attorney
    Biography

    Harry Mason Reid is a retired American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1987 to 2017. He led the Senate Democratic Caucus from 2005 to 2017 and was the Senate Majority Leader from 2007 to 2015.

  3. Mike Leavitt

    Photo
    Mike Leavitt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Michael Okerlund Leavitt is an American politician who served as the 14th Governor of Utah from 1993 to 2003 in the Republican Party, as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2003 to 2005 and as Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2005 to 2009.

  4. Fred House

    Photo
    Fred House
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Frederick Deshune "Fred" House is an American retired professional basketball player.

General info

Alternative namesSUU
Founded1897
MottoLearning Lives Forever
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; January-May; March-June). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff1,012
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address351 West University Blvd
Cedar City, Utah, 84720
United States
City population29,000
Phone4355867700
Fax+1 (435) 865 8223

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