United States University

San Diego, CA 92108
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United States University is one of the 78 private 4-year, for-profit colleges in California. Its campus is small in size and located in San Diego. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

United States University's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $10,620, and fees were $1,400. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $10,620 and $1,400 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Campus SizeSmall
Student to Faculty Ratio13:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelFor-profit
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate-

Nursing Programs Offered

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 (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 4
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 2 5
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 74.8%

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Accreditations

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
CCNE
05/05/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
06/11/2015 - Current

Admission

100%

Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $100
Graduates $100

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$443/credit
In State Students$443/credit
Out of State Students$443/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$445/credit
In State Students$445/credit
Out of State Students$445/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $19,935 $19,935 $19,935
ADN 70 $31,010 $31,010 $31,010
BSN 125 $55,375 $55,375 $55,375
FNP 50 $22,250 $22,250 $22,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 80% of United States University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 80% $2,908
Other Federal Grant 40% $500
State Grant & Scholarships -- --
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 40% $4,255
Federal Student Loans 80% $7,236
Private Loans -- --

$19,364

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$21,784
$30,001 to $48,000$16,639
$48,001 to $75,000--
$75,001 to $110,000--
Over $110,000--

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Student Population

99

Undergrads

330

Graduates

316

Women

113

Men

100%

Full-time

0%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
23%
Hispanic
17%
Asian
16%
Black/African American
16%
Non-resident alien
15%
Race/ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
2%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.

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