United States University

San Diego, CA 92108

United States University is a private, for profit institution, located in San Diego, California. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

United States University has an open admission/open enrollment policy. The only requirement for entrance is a high school diploma or equivalent (such as GED certificate).

Out-of-state tuition and fees for academic year 2016-2017 were $11,880 and $1,100 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelFor Profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate31%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. LPN to ADN
  4. BSN
  5. Family Nurse Practitioner
  6. Accelerated MSN

    The United States University MSN-FNP program offers Registered Nurses who have a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science to upgrade professionally.

    The program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior Commission, and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).

    The program consists of 49 credit hours and 720 clinical hours. Classroom instruction is held on Fridays and Saturdays allowing for a flexible schedule that enable students to carry on with their professional career and private lives.

    The Department of Nursing also offers a Master’s of Science in Nursing Degree to equip graduates to become administrators to help other nurses provide quality health care. The program consists of 7 core courses and 5 specialization courses with no clinical practice requirements.

    Application Requirements:

    1. A completed application form
    2. An active and an unencumbered Registered Nursing License
    3. A cumulative undergraduate Grade Point Average of 2.50 or more
    4. Take and pass a criminal background check as per requirements for clinical practice in healthcare facilities
    5. Official Transcripts for all college level coursework
    6. A personal statement describing goals in the nursing profession

    The university does not maintain a waiting list for the Nursing Program and interested applicants should attend speak to an enrollment advisor at the earliest opportunity. 


Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 28
Nursing Administration Master's degree 5
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 27

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from United States University

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine-San Diego
11.79 miles away
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85.6 miles away
Pacific College
86.22 miles away
Career Networks Institute
87.31 miles away
West Coast University-Orange County
95.04 miles away
American University of Health Sciences
102.56 miles away
West Coast University-Ontario
104.11 miles away
Trinity School of Health and Allied Sciences
110.36 miles away
Maxine Waters Employment Preparation Center
112.98 miles away
Angeles College
121.53 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
06/19/2009 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$19,272
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75k to 110k--
Over 110k--
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $495.00 $495.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $693.00 $625.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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United States University
7675 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA 92108

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