Helping Your Student

How to Apply

Students graduating from an accredited high school must:

  • Submit an application along with a $50 non-refundable application fee by the published deadline date - May 1st for fall semester, December 1st for spring semester, and one week prior the classes starting for summer semester. SUU will accept applications after the admissions deadlines, but a $10 late fee will be assessed and the applicant may not be guaranteed admission.
  • Submit an official high school transcript.
  • Submit ACT/SAT scores

Undergraduate admissions applicants are automatically considered for academic scholarships. Leadership scholarship consideration requires that an online resume be submitted. Admissions applications and resumes must be completed before the scholarship deadline: February 1st for first-time freshmen and new high school graduates, or April 1st for transfer students. If you are interested in a talent scholarship, please contact the specific department for requirements. Please contact the specific department for requirements.



First-time students (graduating high school within five years prior to attendance) are admitted to SUU using an admission index. Students with an admission index of 90 or higher will be admitted to Southern Utah University. To ensure student success, students whose English ACT score is less than 17 will be required to take ENGL 1000 with ENGL 1010. Students whose Mathematics ACT score is less than 18 will be required to take the math placement test at entrance and the appropriate math course based on the test results. These courses must be completed within the first three semesters of attendance. Students with an admission index below 90 are encouraged to contact the Admissions Office concerning their opportunity for admission into SUU.