United States University
San Diego, CA 92108
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.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio13:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
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.
- A completed application form
- An active and an unencumbered Registered Nursing License
- A cumulative undergraduate Grade Point Average of 2.50 or more
- Take and pass a criminal background check as per requirements for clinical practice in healthcare facilities
- Official Transcripts for all college level coursework
- 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|
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
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$443/credit|
|In State Students||$443/credit|
|Out of State Students||$443/credit|
|In District Students||$445/credit|
|In State Students||$445/credit|
|Out of State Students||$445/credit|
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|
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.
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|
|Other Federal Grant||40%||$500|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||40%||$4,255|
|Federal Student Loans||80%||$7,236|
$19,364Average Net Price/year
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--|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.