Southern Utah University
Cedar City, Utah

-Preparation for your Career, from Day One

We only accept full time, full program students into our professional pilot program. From day one, our students are trained for a career as a pilot.


We are the Highest University flight program in the US with KCDC located at 5622′ MSL with 11,000′ mountain tops within a 15-minute flight. 


Southern Utah University is located in beautiful Cedar City, Utah. We have 5 National Parks within 2-hour flight. High altitude mountainous terrain which creates the perfect environment to produce great pilots familiar with weather and other situations related to mountain flying. 

-The Team

All of our instructors are on staff at SUU. This allows our instructors to give time and dedication to the training blocks of each student. We have thousands and thousands of hours combined in our facility with a strong Military Veterans presence. We strive for professionalism, dedication, and safety of our team. 


We offer multiple curriculum options for our students:

  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters Degree options available

**141 Fixed Wing Program


  • Private Pilot (Airplane or Helicopter)
  • Instrument (Airplane or Helicopter
  • Commercial (Airplane or Helicopter)
  • CFI (Airplane or Helicopter)
  • CFII (Airplane or Helicopter)
  • MEI (Airplane)
  • Tailwheel Training + Endorsement  (Airplane)
  • Long Lining Training (Helicopter)
  • NVG Training + Endorsement (Helicopter)


Our parallel degree and flight training programs provide a platform for success, for dedicated and ambitious students. Our degree program provides you with an in-depth understanding of the foundation of flying and “what it takes”. Our flight training provides you with a hands-on, actually flying the aircraft and truly understanding the aircraft. We foster an environment prone to success and career progression through networking and dedication. 

-Course Offerings

SUU offers three distinct options based on your career goals

-SUU Degree program

SUU is both the educational & flight provider, which allows you to use Veteran Education Benefits and have easy access to financial aid, scholarships and student loans while earning your Associate/Bachelors/asters Degree in Aviation. There are plenty of degree program options, just determining what’s right is up to you. 

-First Flight to First Officer

Southern Utah University, we strive from day one to train and set up our students for a successful career in aviation. Our students are able to discover options like the SkyWest Pilot Pathway and Tuition Reimbursement program allows qualified SUU students to complete their flight training with a clear pathway to a career as a SkyWest Airlines pilot along with our networking done whilst flying here, you will have endless opportunities to the ambitious students.


Located in Cedar City, Utah. our diverse training area means we also have an amazing area to adventure. Our training program allows students to gain employment in Flight Instruction, Agriculture, Banner Towing, Fire Fighting, Long Lining and even adventuring off airport with a taildragger endoresment!

-Personal Pleasure

Our program is built for a career in aviation, but its also built for you to determine your future! You can chose to take this to a career, or maybe just buy a plane for personal use! We’ll help you get flying, you do the rest!

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Download and Complete the Contact Form & Checklist below. Once complete, click the Upload Forms link below. Select your this form from your computer. Once you press submit, it will be sent to SUU who will reach out to you by your preferred contact method shortly.

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