Hi, nice to meet you! My name is Ana and I am an Admissions Counselor at Southern Utah University, but before I was working for admissions, I was a student just like you.  I was a first-generation student and had no clue what I was doing! One day I found myself visiting SUU’s campus and I fell in love with all that it had to offer. SUU gave me so many opportunities to grow and succeed to the person that I am today.


Class Size at SUU

SUU is a university but on a smaller scale so you won’t have to worry about just being a number. SUU is the perfect size school. Your professor will know you by name, see you at Walmart and say hi, and help you one on one with your homework.  One of my professors invited one of my friends to her Thanksgiving dinner because she was from Alaska and not going home for the holiday! They care about you that much!


Study Abroad at SUU

Love to travel? At SUU we have a variety of options for you to step out of Cedar City and into the world. There is photography in Africa, Criminal Justice in Canada, Theater in London, Communication in Tonga, and so much more! Want to learn more about our study abroad programs? Just click here: https://www.suu.edu/academics/studyabroad/


Campus Life at SUU

We are a college town with 80 percent of our students coming outside of Cedar City, so we are not commuters who live in our parent’s basements. We are a little family at SUU who takes care of each other and has a lot of fun together! Some of my favorite on-campus events include:

  • The Scream: A Halloween event with a dance, comedians, hypnotists and haunted house.
  • Paint the town RED: Huge club fair with a dance where we shut down Main Street and meet new people. Complete with food trucks, live band, and a great time!
  • Quidditch Tournament: Grab your brooms and Swiffers and be ready to catch The Snitch (a guy from the track team in a gold body suit).


4-Year Scholarships at SUU

Who wants free money? At SUU we offer 4- year scholarships so you don’t need to worry about how to pay for school after your sophomore year.  We take care of you your freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year with different academic scholarships! Want to know how to apply? Just follow this link to see what scholarship you could have at SUU! https://www.suu.edu/scholarships.html

Make sure you come to campus and see the SUU difference! We offer campus tours where you are able to meet with a faculty member in your major, get your questions answered one on one, and show you why SUU is a hidden gem of colleges in Utah. Sign up by going to www.suu.edu/visit

Please don’t hesitate to call our office or visit our website for more information about SUU. We LOVE to help our future Thunderbirds out!

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