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United States University is a private for-profit institution located in San Diego, California. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

13 Undergraduate Degrees
33 Graduate Degrees

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United States University Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at USU.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Value Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards USU has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#48 Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#83 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual
#84 Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#246 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual

Where Is United States University?

Location of United States University

Contact details for USU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 7675 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 619-876-4250

How Do I Get Into USU?

You can apply to USU online at:

United States University has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford United States University?

10.6% Loan Default Rate

The student loan default rate at USU is 10.6%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

United States University Undergraduate Student Diversity

35 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 103 undergraduate students at USU, with 35 being full-time and 68 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  USU

There are also 1,140 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 35 full-time undergraduates at USU, 29% are male and 71% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  USU

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of United States University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of USU Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 3
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at United States University. At this time, 2 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at United States University

720 Took All Classes Online
790 Took At Least One Class Online
55.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 3 bachelor’s degree and 5 master’s degree programs available online at USU. In 2017-2018, 790 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at USU has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 16th most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of USU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at United States University was 55.4%. This is the #9 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at USU regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of USU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 28%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at USU ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at USU.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing #1
Nursing Administration #2
Nursing #5
Registered Nursing #5

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

United States University Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 32 32
Registered Nursing 13 0 13
Nursing Education 0 1 1
Nursing Administration 0 0 0
TOTAL 13 33 46


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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