Profile Data from 2013
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $4,960
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    572
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
351 W. University Blvd
Cedar City, 84720,
Website

About Southern Utah University

We are accredited by AACSB-International, We provide students an experiential learning environment, combining theory and practice. Our core values are Excellence with Perseverance and Integrity. Our graduates consistently score in the top third nationally on ETS Field Exams (Business and MBA). Along with small class sizes and a personalized learning environment, we have students apply their classroom knowledge to solve real-world business problems inside and outside the classroom. We have many international student and faculty exchanges with international partners to give our students a global perspective.

Quick Stats

  • Selectivity
    75%
  • Yield
    44%
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1954

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About Southern Utah University

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
75% Southern Utah University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. High school GPA
University Admissions
  • Min. SAT 770
  • Min. ACT 16
  • Min. GPA
B-School Admissions
  • Min. SAT 770
  • Min. ACT 16
  • Min. GPA
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
5215% 5,215
75% 75
44% 44
75% School Selectivity
44% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

TOEFL Scores - paper 525, computer 197, internet 71; IELTS - 6.0 or higher; health and medical insurance required

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
943% 943
47% 47
44% 44
47% Program Selectivity
44% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not required
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements Student must fill out a change of major form and have reached advanced academic standing
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 18
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
After graduation, but within 3 months
0%
0%
0%
0%
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
Graduates seeking full-time employment
Graduates not seeking employment
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$13,366
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $4,960
  • Fees $616
  • Expenses $7,790
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$24,774
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $16,368
  • Fees $616
  • Expenses $7,790
22% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 0% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 0%
  • Merit 100%
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://www.suu.edu/ss/financial/
Scholarships
$464,249
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$658,389
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • Southern Utah University
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
27% 25
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
14% 8
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
Southern Utah University 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • General Management
More Information
Business Program Classes
40% Less than 20 Students 9% More than 50 Students
51% 21 to 50 students
8 Average number of students in non-business required electives
8 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 1999
Degrees Offered
  • Accounting
  • Econmics
  • Finance
  • Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Business Education
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
32% 32
58% 58
Prominent Faculty
  • Dr. David Berri

    Sports Economics

  • Dr. Gerry Calvasina

    HR Management

  • Dr. David Christensen

    Ethics & Earned Value Management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    We offer two work study positions either as a secretary, lab technician, or accounting tutor based on the need of the School of Business and the qualifications of the applicant (not limited to business students).

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    We offer student and faculty exchanges. Double degree programs are offered at the undergraduate and MBA level in France. The following study abroad opportunities are offered in the following countries with international partners that teach courses in English - Australia, Austria (2), Finland, France (3), Germany (2), Italy, Ireland (2), Mexico, Netherlands, Switzerland, China (4), Greece, Romania, Spain, and South Korea.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Accounting majors have the opportunity to be a part of VITA, a free tax service offered to locals. Students majoring in Hotel, Resort, & Hospitality Management complete a service learning requirement that gets them involved with the community by filling a need and utilizing skills and knowledge gained in the classroom.

Students

24% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 30% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
25 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
85% 85
Hispanic
5% 5
Multiethnic
4% 4
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
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U.S. Regional Breakdown
90%
0%
0%
9%
0%
1%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
80% 80
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
19% 19
Canada
1% 1
20 Average age of full-time students
66% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
0%
0%

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 5,169
Alumni Donations
Average Gift Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni