Southern Utah University:
Southern Utah University has grown and evolved as Utah’s fully accredited liberal arts and sciences university. The key to their success is unwavering dedication to students that starts with faculty members who are among the most respected scholars in their respective fields.
SUU offers more than 100 acclaimed associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs to meet a broad range of career goals and life aspirations. In addition, the University maintains a rich and expansive program of cultural enrichment and athletics that offers students a robust and valuable campus experience, and benefits the entire southern Utah region.
SUU is in close proximity to the largest concentration of national parks and monuments in the nation, offering spectacular sceneries and outdoor activities. Students can enjoy the “greatest snow on Earth” for skiing, snowmobiling and snowboarding with just a 40-minute drive from campus. Cedar City also enjoys all-year sunshine and offers a host of outdoor recreational activities such as golfing, biking and water sports. For more metropolitan offering, Salt Lake City is 3 hours north and Las Vegas is just over 2 hours south.
Cedar City, Utah, United States
Sophomores encouraged to apply; must have at least 60 credits by program start date
Must not be in graduating semester (last semester).
Must have at least a cumulative GPA 2.5 of or above.
Length of Stay:
One or two semesters.
Program Fees and Costs:
Exchange students pay AUS tuition fees for the full course load (12-16 credits) in addition to Student Activities fees. Any additional costs including housing, lab fees, meal plans, books and insurance will be paid directly to the host university.
SUU will make every effort to assist students to obtain on-campus or off-campus accommodation within a reasonable distance from the campus. To view housing options visit the website: http://www.suu.edu/ss/housing/
. To view housing options Off campus visit: https://tbirdnation.suu.edu/suu-off-campus-housingfinder
Students must apply to the US Embassy/Consulate to obtain their J1 Exchange Visitor Visa. They must make an appointment and follow up with the required documentation, such as the letter of acceptance and bank statement. See https://travel.state.gov/content/ travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/forms/ ds-160-online-nonimmigrant-visa-application.html
for complete information on Visa application process.
All exchange students must have valid health insurance coverage during their stay abroad. They can either purchase their own or from SUU. Follow instructions given by the host university.
Students may choose any course in this category. Courses are still subject to approval by SUU.
SUU’s Computer Science, Information Systems and Integrated Engineering programs in the School of Engineering are all ABET-accredited.
SUU’s College of Business (Undergrad: Account- ing, Finance, Management, Marketing; Graduate: Masters in Accountacy and MBA) is AACSB-accredited. Students are encouraged to take their general education (humanities, etc.), free electives and Business electives (MJR or MIN electives). Students can also take major or required courses during their study abroad semester after getting the approval from SBA at AUS.
Students must fill out the AUS course permission form to get their courses approved by the Associate Dean of their school and the Registrar. Upon approval, students students will also be informed the grades required to transfer credits. Students must achieve the minimum grade as indicated on the form in order to receive course credit (requirements for credit transfer vary by program). Each study abroad case is subject to approval.
AUS students on grants/scholarships must obtain approval from the Office of Financial Grants and Scholarships before starting a semester abroad at a host university. In cases where the AUS student pays tuition directly to AUS for study abroad, the student will continue to use their AUS grants and AUS-funded scholarships for that semester abroad. These students should speak with the Financial Grants and Scholarship Manager for more information. Students sponsored by an organization outside of AUS are responsible for making arrangements with their sponsor.