Southern States University

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Cost of Attendance

    $1,000—$5,000 Quarter

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School


  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Top Programs

    Marketing, Information Technology, MBA International Business

  • Setting


  • Type of Housing

    No housing available

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 90+, IELTS: Band 6+, Duolingo: 100+

  • Social Media

What Is Southern States University?

Southern States University (SSU) is a private American university with two campus locations in California and one in Las Vegas that is dedicated towards educating students from all around the world while helping them lead fulfilling internal and external lives.

Enrolling at Southern States University is very affordable for international students which is why about 99% of our students are from outside of the United States. We offer degrees in popular programs like business administration and information technology (IT) and with our main campus being located in San Diego, California, It is just 10 minutes from the closest beach which is a great place for outdoor activities with friends and classmates.

Who Do We Serve?

Southern States University serves a highly diverse student body. With most of our students coming from overseas, Southern States University provides high quality, affordable education for everyone.

From a recent report taken in 2021, 98.88% of our students are citizens of countries outside of the U.S.

Here is a breakdown of the most common places our students come from:

Countries of Citizenship Percentage
BRAZIL 35.96%
TURKEY 20.97%
INDIA 4.49%
JORDAN 4.49%
JAPAN 4.12%

The portion of the report listed above is only a snapshot of our total enrollement as we serve students from many other countries as well.

How Much Does Each Program Cost Overall?

  • ~$13,000 for a Master's in Business Administration.
  • ~$15,000 for a Master's in Information Technology.
  • ~$28,000 for a Bachelor's in Business Administration.
  • ~$6,000 for an Undergraduate Level Certificate in Marketing.
  • ~$5,000 for a Graduate Level Certificate in Business Administration.
  • ~$7,000 for a Graduate Level Certificate in Information Technology.

These affordable prices are not per quarter, they are rough estimates of the final total students would be paying over the course of their studies.

Why Choose Southern States University?

Affordable Tuition - The cost for international students is very low in comparison to other universities in California.

Committed Staff – Staff at Southern States University are ready to assist students of all backgrounds with any questions they might have.

Great Locations – Next to each SSU campus, there are plenty of places to visit and fun things to do.

Campus Events – Southern States University students may participate in on campus events such as holiday celebrations and off campus events such as educational/business trips in the local area.

Outstanding Instructors – Our instructors are great at what they do and are dedicated towards providing a balanced learning experience for all students.

Prepared for the future – Students who graduate from Southern States University are ready to use what they learned to join the workforce and do things like start their own small businesses, support existing business, and a lot more.

What Makes Each Campus Special?

San Diego Campus:

Located on the coast of San Diego, this campus location is just 10 minutes from beautiful beaches and outdoor spaces available for anyone to enjoy. There are also spots for sports like a volleyball court, basketball court, places to bike along, and plenty of shops and eateries to visit. This location is also about a 20-minute drive to Mexico, which is also a place that students can go to enjoy themselves.

Irvine Campus:

The Irvine campus, located next to Los Angeles, is only 16 minutes away from a thrilling experience at Disney Land California. There is the Disney land Park and the Disney Land California Park, both providing very a different experience that is fun for the whole family.

Las Vegas Campus:

This campus is located just 15 minutes away from the Las Vegas strip, a world-famous place known for its vibrant nightlife and activities. Here you can visit plenty of shops, experience the attractions, and stay at high quality hotels.

When Do We Have Classes?

Classes at Southern States University are on a quarter basis (Exactly 10 weeks each) and with four quarters in a year, it is always the right time to begin your enrollment process.

Here is a sample of our application deadlines:

Winter Semester: Early December.

Spring Semester: Around the middle of March.

Summer Semester: Around the middle of June.

Fall Semester: Around the middle of September.

Want to Learn More?

You can fill out the contact form below to learn more about studying here at Southern States University!

Southern States University

1094 Cudahy Pl,
Suite 120
San Diego CA 92110
P: (619) 298-1829

2855 Michelle Dr
, Suite 380
Irvine CA 92606
P: (949) 833-8868

Las Vegas 2000 South Jones Boulevard
Suite 120
Las Vegas CA 89146
P: (702) 786-3788
For more information: Southern States University