Chances of getting into Southern Utah University
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Southern Utah University and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #5 in Utah for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,846 out of 12,435 applicants were admitted making Southern Utah University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Southern Utah University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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Southern Utah University SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT12%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||510|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||640|
|SAT Math 75th||610|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Southern Utah University?
Southern Utah University typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in Utah for highest average SAT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1250 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1130 to 1250||Avg +||79%-86%|
|1010 to 1130||Avg -||69%-79%|
|890 to 1010||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 890||Low||<57%|
Southern Utah University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT95%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Southern Utah University?
Admission data indicates that Southern Utah University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Utah for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Utah University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>86%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||79%-86%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||69%-79%|
|18 to 21||Reach||57%-69%|
|Less than 18||Low||<57%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Southern Utah University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern Utah University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #3 in Utah for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Southern Utah University accepts 79% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||22%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||15%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||14%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||10%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||1%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
75% of Southern Utah University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||18%|
|Top 25% of class||42%|
|Top 50% of class||75%|
|Bottom 50% of class||25%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||24%||18%||21%|
Applications are DueMay 1, 2020
Days left to Apply93
Applicants have 93 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on May 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Southern Utah University before the May 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to Southern Utah University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Do not know|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Do not know|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230603 IPEDS survey data for Southern Utah University.
Frequently Asked Questions
12% of students submit their SAT scores to Southern Utah University. 95% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to Southern Utah University. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1010 and 1250. 12% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.