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United States University

7675 Mission Valley Road

San Diego, CA 92108

United States

Telephone: 619-876-4250

URL: http://www.usuniversity.edu

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. https://www.usuniversity.edu/current-students/consumer-information/

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

Most Recent Commission Action: June 26, 2020

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: 77

Graduate FTE: 1,611

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 Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerSteven StargardterPresidentsstargardter@usuniversity.edu
Board of Directors ChairEileen HeveronBoard Chaireheveron@usuniversity.edu
Chief Academic OfficerScott BurrusProvostscott.burrus@usuniversity.edu
Chief Executive OfficerSteven StargardterPresidentsstargardter@usuniversity.edu
Chief Financial OfficerChris AndersonVP, Finance and Businesschris.anderson@usuniversity.edu
Director Institutional ResearchLiz FernandezDirector, Institutional Effectivenessliz.fernandez@aspen.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
04005300United States UniversitySan DiegoMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
BA Liberal StudiesBachelors1998On-Site
BS in Health SciencesBachelors2011On-Site
BS in Health SciencesBachelors2011Distance Education
BS in NursingBachelors2011On-Site
BS in NursingBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in ManagementBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in ManagementBachelors2011On-Site
Bachelor of EducationBachelors2021Distance Education
Bachelor of Science Information TechnologyBachelors2019Distance Education
Early Childhood EducationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Emergency Nurse PractitionerNon-degree2016Distance 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
MBAMasters2011On-Site
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
Nurse EducatorNon-degree2016Distance Education
Project ManagementNon-degree2018Distance Education
Special EducationNon-degree2016Distance Education
Teacher CredentialingNon-degree2008On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2021Offsite Review
Spring2022Accreditation Visit