Founded in 1897 as Branch Normal School, Southern Utah University (SUU) is located in historic Cedar City, Utah. The university offers technical certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees. Students seeking to earn continuing education credits or simply take a few classes for personal or professional enrichment may do so as well.
In addition to having an excellent academic reputation, Southern Utah also has an organized intercollegiate athletics club that offers a wide array of sports. The university also has an active Greek life as well as many student organizations and clubs so that students may participate in campus life in many different ways.
Cedar City, much like many American West towns, has a rich and wonderful history and has many organizations such as Bryce Canyon National Park that pairs with the school in order to provide interesting, educational, innovative ways for students to learn in a hands-on environment. Cedar City and the surrounding area offers many activities for students to participate in including outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and rock climbing. There are also excellent restaurants, historical spots, shopping venues and national parks within walking distance. SUU has something for everybody, regardless of interest!