Southern Utah University (SUU) is a public university located in Cedar City, Utah, United States, founded in 1898.
Southern Utah University is a caring campus community where students come to explore their interests and prepare for meaningful careers and life experiences. With more than 140 undergraduates and 19 graduate programs across six academic colleges, SUU proudly offers world-class, project-based learning opportunities where students gain professional experience before entering the job market.
The university is located in the world’s best backyard. SUU is the University of the Parks thanks to its proximity to several outdoor recreational areas and its educational partnerships with t
he National Park Service. Moreover, SUU’s safe, residential campus allows students (over 9,000) to create lifelong friendships along with once-in-a-lifetime outdoor adventures in conjunction with innovative academic endeavors.
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250 miles (400 km) south of Salt Lake City. It is the home of Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Utah Summer Games, the Neil Simon Theatre Festival, and other events. The city has a population around 30,000 people.