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United States University

404 Camino Del Rio S, Suite 102

San Diego, CA 92108

United States

Telephone: 619-876-4250


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Barbara Gross Davis

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: January 26, 2023

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2005

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2009

Undergraduate FTE: 136

Graduate FTE: 2,308

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerScott
Board of Directors ChairEileen HeveronBoard
Chief Academic OfficerScott
Chief Executive OfficerScott
Chief Financial OfficerMichael LaMontagneVice President of
Director Institutional ResearchHeather FrederickDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
04005300United States UniversitySan DiegoMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BS in Health SciencesBachelors2011Distance Education
BS in NursingBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in ManagementBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Addiction CounselingBachelors2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Science Information TechnologyBachelors2019Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood StudiesBachelors2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Elementary EducationBachelors2021Distance Education
Business AnalyticsNon-degree2023Distance Education
Doctor of Business AdministrationProfessional Doctorate2023Distance Education
Doctor of EducationProfessional Doctorate2023Distance Education
Doctor of Nursing PracticeProfessional Doctorate2022Distance Education
Early Childhood EducationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Education SpecialistEducation Specialist2023Distance Education
Family Nurse PractitionerNon-degree2016Distance Education
Health Care LeadershipNon-degree2016Distance Education
Higher Education AdministrationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Human ResourcesNon-degree2018Distance Education
Information TechnologyNon-degree2016Distance Education
International BusinessNon-degree2016Distance Education
MBAMasters2011Distance Education
MS in NursingMasters2011Distance Education
MS in Nursing – FNPMasters2009On-Site
MarketingNon-degree2018Distance Education
Master of Arts in EducationMasters2013Distance Education
Master of Arts in EducationMasters2011On-Site
Master of Arts in TeachingMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Science in Technology and InnovationMasters2020Distance Education
Nurse EducatorNon-degree2016Distance Education
Project ManagementNon-degree2018Distance Education
Special EducationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Teacher CredentialingNon-degree2008On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2025Special Visit
Fall2029Offsite Review
Spring2030Accreditation Visit