Profile: Southern Utah University

Fast Facts

Location:Cedar City
On Campus:10%
  • Fall 08/28-12/15
  • Spring 01/08-05/03

Tuition & Payments

You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.

You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

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Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
1%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
1%Two or more races

Campus Profile

Southern Utah University is located in Cedar City, Utah, a city of approximately 24,000, situated in one of the most unique scenic and recreational areas in the nation. It is centrally located within an hour-and-a-half drive of Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and within a three-hour drive of the Grand Canyon. Las Vegas is a two-and-a-half hour drive away.
For the outdoor enthusiast, the area offers hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking, skiing, golfing, fishing and hunting. Students can enjoy a number of local festivals, including the Tony-Award winning Utah Shakespeare Festival.

SUU is a comprehensive, regional liberal arts university offering graduate, baccalaureate, associate and technical programs. From the time of its founding, SUU has placed students first by featuring personalized and participative classes, combined with qualified and supportive faculty, staff and administration.

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aviation Studies

Agriculture: Agricultural Biology, Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences, Animal Sciences, Equine Technology, Farm and Ranch Management, Land Resources, Life Sciences, Livestock Production

Anthropology: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies

Area Studies: Art Studies, International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Arts Administration, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Computer Graphics, Design, Design Technology, Digital Arts, Drawing, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, Coaching, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Health and Fitness Teaching, Physical Education, Sports Medicine

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Forensic Biology, Human Biology, Microbiology, Physiology, Wildlife Biology, Zoology

Business: Accounting, Actuarial Science, Advertising, Business, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Information Systems, Business Law, Finance and Operation Management, Finance/Banking, Human Resource Management, Investing, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising, Operations Management, Public Administration, Public Relations, Small Business Management, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry

Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Electronic Media, Electronic Media News, Electronic Media Production and Management, Graphic Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication, Media News, Newspapers, Organizational Communication, Print Media, Radio and Television Studies, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Visual Communication Technology, Visual Design/Web Media, Writing/Editing

Computer Science: System Administration

Consumer and Family Studies: Child Consumer and Family Studies, Family Studies, Home Economics

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Forensic Science, Legal Studies, Paralegal Studies

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Earth Science, Geology, Physical Sciences, Science

Economics: Economics

Education: Athletic Training Education, Child Development, Childhood Studies, Early Childhood, Educational Administration and Supervision, Elementary Education, English, French, Home Economics, Human Development, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Kindergarten Education, Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Spanish, Special Education, Technical Education, Technology Education, Theatre Education

Electronics: Electronics

Engineering: Agricultural Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Drafting and Design, Electronics Engineering, Engineering, Geological Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering

English: Business Writing, Creative Writing, English, Language and Literacy, Literature, Poetry, Professional Writing, Technical Writing, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Biology, Environmental Education, Environmental Education, Environmental Geology, Environmental Studies, Range Management/Resources, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Recreation Management

Food Science: Food Science, Food Services Management, Nutrition

Foreign Language: Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), English as a Foreign Language, French, French as a Foreign Language, German, Greek, Spanish

General Studies: Arts and Science, Gender Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Studies, Spanish Literature

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Health Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management, Hotel/Travel Administration, Tourism and Travel, Tourism Management

Industrial Studies: Construction Management, Industrial Technology

Information Studies: Applied Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Mathematics, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Data Processing, Information Systems, Information Technology, Robotics, Systems Programming

International Studies: International Relations, International Studies

Library Science: Library Science

Mathematics: Actuarial Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Biomathematics/Biometrics, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematics, Pure Math, Statistics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Music: Choral Music

Performing Arts: Acting, Ballet, Choral Music, Dance, Design/Technical, Directing, Dramatic Literature, Dramatic Writing, Modern Dance, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theater, Music Theory and Composition, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, Technical Theater, Theater Arts Administration, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Education, Theater Production

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Physics: Geophysics, Physics

Political Science: American Political Science, Government, International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs

Pre-Professional : Engineering Pre-Professional, Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Optometry Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional

Psychology: Behavioral Science, Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies, Child Psychology, Counseling, Human Development, Medical Psychology, Psychology

Recreation: Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Parks Administration and Management, Recreation, Recreation Leadership

Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Social Science, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies

Technology: Computer Technology, Construction Technology, Design Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology, Equine Technology, Information Systems Technology, Instructional Technology, Robotics Technology, Surveying, Vocational Technology

Theater: Performance and Directing

Closed Programs

Education and some performing and visual arts courses. Students wishing to take upper-level performing and visual arts courses may need to submit a portfolio or audition.

Notable Academic Programs
Elementary Education
Theater Art

Unique Academic Programs
Outdoor Recreation Management - SUU offers a program called "Semester in the Parks" in which students spend almost an entire semester studying a variety of subjects in Bryce Canyon and surrounding national parks.
Aviation Studies

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
Study Abroad Access: Yes

Registration Priority GPA and Other Academic Requirements Exchange Preferences Mid-Year Exchange Non-Native English Speakers Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students Summer Exchange International Students (Visa Students)
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/2/2017.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Application Fee: $50 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Housing Deposit: $50 Year Plan A & B Optional
Parking Fee: $30 Year Plan A & B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $50 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

Use FAFSA CODE: 003678

Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
On-Campus Housing Per Semester Off-Campus Housing Notes About Housing

Meal Plans Per Semester

Notes About Meal Plans

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.