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SUU Ranked One of Best and Most Affordable Institutions in U.S.

Published: December 17, 2018 | Author: Savannah Byers | Category: Academics

SUU student studying at the library with a laptop and textbookSeveral Southern Utah University programs were recently ranked as the 2019 Best and Most Affordable options by SR Education Group. SR Education Group is an education research publisher that provides resources, products, and helpful rankings to help ease the college selection process. SUU is included in a total of 15 lists, and ranked in the top five on six of them.

On several of these published lists SUU is usually the only school from Utah and offers the lowest tuition. SUU continues to be one of the best options for higher education in Utah and the Intermountain West. As applications and enrollment continue to grow, university quality remains a high priority.

“We are very proud of our high academic quality and excited for the national recognition that these rankings provide,” said Dr. Roger LaMarca, executive director of Enrollment Management. “We have seen so many students from varying backgrounds come and complete these graduate and online programs. We are so proud of them and the success that they’re having by completing these degrees.”

The SR Education Group manually researches tuition rates, accreditation data, and PayScale salary data to generate their rankings. Since its beginning in 2009, the group has ranked 1,082 colleges. Listed below are the 2019 rankings SUU received from SR Education Group.


The sheer number of accolades SUU has received from this single source is a testament to the academic and financial quality of the university, specifically in the online and graduate spheres. SUU has several online programs and graduate programs that can apply to any student. SUU is here to meet the interests of all students.

With more than 144 undergraduate programs and 17 graduate and certificate programs across five academic colleges, SUU proudly offers world-class, project-based learning opportunities where students gain professional experience before entering the job market. To explore SUU’s unique academic programs, visit SUU Academics.


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Nikki Koontz, executive director of marketing communication
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