Live. Work. Lead.

Welcome to United States University


United States University, located in beautiful San Diego, California, delivers student-centric education and provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to build their careers in today’s global environment. The academic programs at USU are embedded with real-world applications and are designed to give students the resources they need to continually advance in their chosen fields.  With Colleges of Nursing, Health Sciences, Business and Management, and Education, USU provides highly-relevant education in high-demand fields.

Established in 1997, USU has a rich history delivering high-quality education to a diverse population of learners. Students at USU are all part of our supportive network and valued for the unique qualities they bring to the community. USU enjoys a vibrant international student population, with students traveling from all over the world to earn their educations. All students, whether attending online, on campus, or hybrid, are encouraged to develop the multicultural skill set needed to maneuver in today’s world environment.

USU’s vision is for students to achieve their fullest potential to live, work, and lead within the global community.

Our student-centered instruction is based on:

  • Understanding adult learners
  • Identifying learning outcomes
  • Assessing students’ knowledge and skills
  • Setting goals, objectives, and standards
  • Facilitating classroom learning