Southern Utah University, in the heart of the American Southwest, is surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscape on earth. SUU students enjoy rock climbing, mountain biking, and skiing, as well as hiking in Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands, and the Grand Canyon. Las Vegas and Los Angeles are popular weekend destinations. SUU offers Bachelors and Masters degrees in Business, Education, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Humanities, Social Sciences, Performing & Visual Arts, and many more. The student population is 12,000, over 700 of whom are international, in a town of 30,000 residents.
University is trademarked as the "University of the Parks" because of its unique geographic location and academic programs.