Southern Utah University (or SUU) is a public university located in Cedar City, Utah, United States
Southern Utah University was founded in 1898.
What began a teacher training school has now grown into a flourishing university graduating over 1,700 graduates each year with baccalaureate and graduate degrees within the universities six colleges. Graduating more than 1,700 students each spring, SUU offers more than 85 undergraduate degrees and eight graduate programs. There are more than 8,000 students that attend SUU, allowing students find more resources and opportunities than they would at smaller colleges, but still receive a high amount of engagement with faculty, delivering a private school education on a public school budget.
SUU’s 17 athletic teams compete in Division 1 of the NCAA and are collectively known as the Thunderbirds. SUU joined the Big Sky Conference in September 2012.