Cedar City, Utah
Southern Utah University Admission Requirements
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 76% acceptance rate. Last year, 8,863 out of 11,693 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 46 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 SAT9%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
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 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 out of 1600. 9 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|
|1290 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1190 to 1290||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1090 to 1190||Avg -||65%-76%|
|990 to 1090||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 990||Low||<52%|
Southern Utah University ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT93%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 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. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 93 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southern Utah University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>85%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||76%-85%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||67%-76%|
|17 to 20||Reach||56%-67%|
|Less than 17||Low||<56%|
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. 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 76% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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%||19%||21%|
Applications were DueMay 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on May 1, 2019.
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.