Colleges & Accreditation
We’re setting the standard for educational excellence. Our goal is to provide students with opportunities to grow their careers through high-quality education.
Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business
The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business offers an experiential learning environment that combines theory and practice and is designed to prepare students to become fully engaged, productive and ethical members of the business community and society.
We define our success by our students’ professional and academic placement and lifelong achievements. We reward, promote and celebrate faculty for innovative and effective teaching, impactful scholarship, student involvement, and service in the university, profession and community. We reward, promote and celebrate staff for connecting with and inspiring students, improving the School of Business and empowering the organization to achieve its mission.
The Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.
College of Performing and Visual Arts
The College of Performing and Visual Arts serves as a catalyst for students to realize their creative potential by providing a personalized and rigorous learning environment, fostering experiential education and contributing to the cultural enrichment of a global society.
Our mission and strategic goals are focused on making the arts a vital, visible, accessible, innovative and integral part of the intellectual and cultural life of Southern Utah University and beyond.
Southern Utah University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).*
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences seeks to create everyday leaders. The College supports excellence in education through a diverse, dynamic and personalized academic environment that emphasizes engaged learning.
We educate students to embody holistic knowledge, inspire critical thinking, possess dynamic oral and written communication skills and become global citizens. Together, this education and training will equip students to make positive changes in their communities.
Southern Utah University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).**
Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering
It is our goal to create an engaging science learning environment for you, no matter your experiences and background. Under the Walter Maxwell Gibson College of Science and Engineering, the SUU Department of Nursing provides a quality nursing education with our nationally recognized Baccalaureate Nursing Program. We offer student-centered experiential learning that emphasizes caring, critical thinking, patient safety, ethical decision making and communication in evidence-based practice. Our supportive faculty demonstrate leadership in nursing practice through excellence in teaching, professional community service, and encouraging scholarly engagement.
The baccalaureate degree in nursing at Southern Utah University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC, 20001, 202-887-6791.
*For more information, contact NASM by mail at 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248; or by phone at 703-437-0700.
**Inquiries regarding SUU’s accredited status by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities should be directed to the SUU administrative staff. Individuals may also contact: Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, 8060 165th Avenue N.E., Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052; 425-558-4224; www.nwccu.org/.