Innovation and improving the student experience has led Southern Utah University through the past decade. The University has seen steady growth, surpassing 10k students in 2018, and record retention rates in both first and second-year students with a 15.6% increase in first-year retention rates over the past four years.
As President Wyatt continues to challenge the status quo of higher education and improve the student experience through innovative programs, growth and reputation, the next decade is sure to be better than the last.
Here’s a look at Southern Utah University’s biggest stories over the past decade:
Over the past ten years, SUU has continued to build a reputation for excellence and has been at the forefront of undergraduate research, experiential education, and scholarship. SUU’s programs have consistently ranked among the top in the nation and the university is recognized for its value and excellence by The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and Colleges of Distinction. In 2019, SUU was among the top ten in the nation for student lowest debt and among the top 50 for affordable tuition. With a commitment to personalized student experiences and unique educational opportunities, SUU is gaining national attention, positioning SUU as a top university in the Intermountain West.
President Scott L Wyatt President
A leader in higher education specializing in creating transformative learning experiences and achieving high-quality outcomes.
Debbie Corum Athletic Director
Specializing in student athlete success strategies, the history of collegiate athletics, and women athletic administrators
Mary Pearson Dean of the School of Business / Associate Professor of School of Business
Specializing in entrepreneurship in rural communities, financial accounting reporting requirements, and the history of accounting principles