United States University (USU)

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School Overview

United States University (USU), previously known as InterAmerican College, is private, not-for-profit college located directly south of San Diego in National City. In addition to providing its students with a superb educational, the college try to instill in its students the importance of integrity, honesty, responsibility, and fairness. IAC emphasizes diversity, innovation, bilingualism, creativity and commitment to family. The two-fold mission of the institution is to serve both its students as well as the community.

USU offers several undergraduate degree programs in liberal studies, interdisciplinary studies, and Spanish. The college offers students the opportunity to earn an accredited Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. It also offers various certificate programs that can help students prepare for a career or to attend a four-year university. Certificates are offered in science, language, and culture, library studies, history, history and archeology and a few other fields.

United States University also offers an excellent nursing program where students can earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in preparation for a career in various healthcare settings. The programs at Interamerican College are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in varying career fields. To learn more about Interamerican College we recommend contacting the school directly and speaking with a guidance counselor.

General Information

1607 Hoover Ave, National City, CA 91950-4437

General Phone:(619) 477-6310
Website URL:www.usuniversity.edu
Type of Institution:Private for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:One but less than two years certificate
BA/BS degrees
MA/MS degrees
Campus setting:City: Small
On-campus housing:No
Student Population:129 (82 undergraduate)
Ratio of students to faculty:4 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $7,400 $9,800 $9,880 $6,300 -36.23%
Books and Supplies $1,386 $1,568 $1,568 $1,638 +4.46%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $8,786 $11,368 $11,448 $7,938 -30.66%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $11,700
In-state Student Fees $800
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $11,700
Out-of-state Student Fees $800

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 30 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 30 100% $86,283 $2,876
• Federal grants 30 100% $85,683 $2,856
• Pell grants 30 100% $80,683 $2,689
• Other federal grants 2 7% $5,000 $2,500
Local and state government scholarships or grants 0 0% $0
Institutional scholarships or grants 5 17% $600 $120
Student loan financial aid 30 100% $285,000 $9,500
• Federal student loans 30 100% $285,000 $9,500
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 25
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 20
Biology/biological Sciences, General 20
Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 4
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

United States University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(619) 876-4250
Website:www.usuniversity.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private for-profit
Apply Online:https://www.usuniversity.edu/apply-online/
Address:7675 Mission Valley Road, San Diego, CA 92108
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:259
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:63 (24% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$11,880
Out-of-state Tuition:$12,980
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$5,555

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

United States University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at United States University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Education11
Health Professions and Related Programs23
Grand total135

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at United States University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs21
Grand total33

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at United States University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$11,880
Out-of-state$12,980
Books and supplies$1,791

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$14,673
Out-of-state$12,350

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1185%
Grant or scholarship aid1185%$5,555
Student loan aid754%$6,016

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7158%$3,108
Federal student loans5646%$8,454

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for United States University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled United States University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

United States University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment259
Undergraduate enrollment72
Graduate enrollment187

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

United States University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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