Welcome to Southern States University
Southern States University (SSU) is a private Accredited American University founded in 1983. With several campuses in San Diego and one in Newport Beach, SSU is focused on training business-oriented professionals from around the world. The University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate Program.
In addition, SSU offers TOEFL test preparation course and intensive beginner through advanced English courses for students who do not yet possess the English skill level necessary to begin their university studies, as well as for those non-native English speakers who wish to improve their English proficiency.
To assist those students whose intention is to pursue a certificate or degree, SSU can customize a program that includes degree program classes plus intensive English study, to adequately prepare them to succeed with their higher education studies.
The University received national accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) in 2010. Southern States University is authorized to issue the legal documents required to obtain a student Visa (SEVIS approved I-20 Form) by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).