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Southern Utah University

Cedar City, UT

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About This Campus

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.

2023/2024 Placement

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Fast Facts

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Location | Cedar City
Population | 37,206
Enrollment | 13,616
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home & Host
Term Dates
Fall | 08/30-12/15
Spring | 01/08-4/25

Campus Diversity

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1st Nation/Native | 1%
Asian | 1%
Black | 2%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 1%
Hispanic/Latino | 6%
Two or more | 1%
White | 70%
Other | 18%
International | 6%

Academics

Registration
  • Campus Catalog
  • Priority: According to class standing
  • Syllabus Request for Course Pre-Approval: Contact Host Coordinator for assistance
Closed Programs
Nursing and Aviation

Limitations
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
  • Business
  • Theater Art
  • Performance
  • Engineering

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.
  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Performance
  • Aviation Studies

Options
Honors Access: Yes
Study Abroad Access: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

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Conditions

GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 525.00 paper, 197.00 computer or 71.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Host/Home Pay
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Canadian Students
  • Will accept Home/Host Pay

Tuition / Finances

Figures per Semester are current as of 11/11/22

Finances
  • Campus Budget
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Host Payment Students
  • Estimated cost: $3384.75.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Host Payment students.
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Host Payment: 18 ($282 per additional hour)
  • Home Payment: 18 ($282 per additional hour)

Financial Aid - Host Payment
For Host Payment 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 Host Payment applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • CWS
  • Perkins
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 003678

Financial Aid - Home Payment
For eligible Home Payment students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Financial Aid - Canada
Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Admission Fee $50 Year Host & Home Mandatory
Housing Deposit $50 Year Host & Home Optional
Parking Fee $30 Year Host & Home Optional

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 11/11/22

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • On-Campus Housing
  • 10% living on campus
  • Double: $1880
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • Maximum housing reserved for women: 10
  • Maximum housing reserved for men: 10
Off-Campus Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $350
  • Proximity to campus: 0
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
http://suu.edu/ss/housing/

Meal Plans

Notes About Meal Plans
http://www.suu.edu/ss/housing/dining/

Health

Figures per Semester are current as of 11/11/22

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

Requirements

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