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Southern Utah University Tuition & Cost

Cedar City, Utah

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Utah Resident Sticker Price
$20,519
In State Costs for Southern Utah University
Fee Cost
Tuition$6,006
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$764
Room and Board $7,349
Other Expenses Budget$4,800
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$34,335
Out of State Costs for Southern Utah University
Fee Cost
Tuition$19,822
Books and Supplies$1,600
Other Fees$764
Room and Board $7,349
Other Expenses Budget$4,800

Residents of Utah pay an annual total price of $20,519 to attend Southern Utah University on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $6,006 for tuition, $7,349 room and board, $1,600 for books and supplies and $764 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $34,335 which is 67.3% higher than Utah residents. The tuition charge is $19,822 while room and board is $7,349, books and supplies are $1,600 and other fees come in at $764.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Southern Utah University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
$14,879
Net Price by Income Southern Utah University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$11,779
$30,001 to $48,000$11,759
$48,001 to $75,000$13,991
$75,001 to $110,000$15,496
$110,000+$15,732

The average reported annual net price for Southern Utah University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $14,879 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

91% of full-time undergrad Southern Utah University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $7,353 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 61% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $3,734 and 3% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $14,972.

Finanical Aid Southern Utah University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $7,353 91%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $5,822 82%
Pell Grants $5,022 28%
Other Federal Grants $392 5%
State and Local Grants $2,416 19%
Federal Student Loans $3,734 61%
Other Student Loans $14,972 3%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Southern Utah University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $43,496. The loan balance of $43,496 is a four year multiple of the $10,874 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $415 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $43,496
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $415.00
Total Interest Paid $6,303.98
Sum of All Loan Payments $49,799.98

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$82,076
Year Utah Residents Non Residents
1 $20,519 $34,335
2 $20,966 $35,083
3 $21,423 $35,847
4 $21,890 $36,628

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Southern Utah University to be $82,076 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.2% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Southern Utah University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Utah Residents $282 $846 $1,128
Out of State Residents $933 $2,799 $3,732

Estimated cost for a class at Southern Utah University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Southern Utah University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Southern Utah University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230603 IPEDS survey data for Southern Utah University.