Southern States University: Ranking & Review

San Diego
United States
Top 43%

Southern States University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate100%100%100%
Enrolled undergraduates21174
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1378354

137 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $100. Application fee for graduates - $100.

Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordConsidered but not required
Completion of the college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Considered but not required

Southern States University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.

Southern States University does not provide on-campus housing.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$5,064$5,064
Fees for full-time undergraduates$345$345
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$125$125
Tuition for Full-time graduates$3,720$3,720
Fees for full-time graduates$345$345
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$155$155

Programs and Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services44549
Visual and Performing Arts
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Grand Total44549

A total of 4 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Southern States University.

At the master's level 45 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate18%14%25%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

General info

Religious affiliationNot applicable
Mission StatementSouthern States University's mission is to offer result-oriented, value-driven and professionally recognized academic degree and certificate programs to a culturally diverse student community. We are committed to fostering an integrated academic environment for our domestic and international students, enhancing their career aspirations, and providing long lasting opportunities.
Academic CalendarOther academic year
Total FTE staff23
Instructional FTE5
Sector of institutionPrivate for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationNot applicable, not in Carnegie universe (not accredited or nondegree-granting)

Location and Contacts

Address123 Camino de la Reina,100 East
San Diego, California, 92108-3002
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,395,000