Graduate Programs Overview

Southern Utah University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Cedar City, Utah. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $8,338 for Utah residents and $24,548 for other students in average.

It offers nineteen graduate programs: 12 Master's, 7 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 450 students have been conferred Master's degree and 24 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameSouthern Utah University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, UT
Graduate School Students1,333 students
1,181 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$8,338
Student to Faculty23:1 (4.35%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 19 Graduate Programs
12 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Southern Utah University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Utah residents, the tuition & fees are $8,338 and $24,548 for non-Utah residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $339 for Utah residents and $1,069 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$339$1,069
Books & Supplies$1,600
Room & Board$7,374 (On-Campus) / $7,500 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,800 (On-Campus) / $4,800 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$22,112$38,322
Off-Campus Total$22,238$38,448
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Southern Utah University offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 42 major areas - 11 Master's (6 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communication and Journalism
Visual And Performing Arts
Human Services
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Computer And Information Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
English Language And Literature
Social Sciences
Transportation And Materials Moving
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Visual And Performing Arts
Human Services
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies

Graduate Student Population

Total 12,582 students enrolled in Southern Utah University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,333 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 641 male and 692 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 389 full-time and 944 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,181 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 97 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students641
Women Students692
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students389
Part-time Students944
By race/ethnicity 1,037 White, 35 Black, and 28 Asian students are attending at Southern Utah University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races2
11 students are younger than 22 and 386 students are older than 65. The school has 547 students aged between 22 and 30 and 389 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under11
40 & Over386
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Southern Utah University, 1,181 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 97 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,333
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,181
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses97
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses55
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,181
Utah Resident899
Other State In U.S.272
Outside of U.S.10

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