EMLYON Business School
 
Grenoble EM
 
ESADE Business School
 
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
 
ESSCA
Contact: +1 858 635 4772

United States International University - San Diego (USIU)

United States International University - San Diego, 10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA 92131, USA
3.93 / 5 based on 12 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
90% of students recommend
12 reviews
Housing
3.4/5
All experiences (12)
Student life
5.0/5
5 stars (0)
Academic
4.4/5
4 stars (12)
Languages
4.4/5
3 stars (0)
Expenses
2.8/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.6/5
1 star (0)
It is expensive attending this school because it is a private college. I would definitely recommend saving up and researching beforehand the areas of where to live especially when the commute can take long due to traffic. Read Review
jbuenave, Canada

12 reviews of United States International University - San Diego

PAGE: 1 2    NEXT »
1 to 1 of 2 
HOUSING    
by Jennifer, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Communication and Information Sciences, Independent
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: With a family
Arranged by: Independently - My choice
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? I'd have my own privacy instead of with family members.
Personal comments:
It wasn't too appealing. The rooms were small, bunk beds, looked more like a camp.
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


STUDENT LIFE    
by Jennifer, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Communication and Information Sciences, Independent
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Nightlife: Takes place mostly outside the university/student environment
Activities, Travel: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
I love having LA so close within driving distance and the multi-cultural food is great especially this Mediterranean place in Bankers Hill.
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


ACADEMIC    
by Jennifer, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Communication and Information Sciences, Independent
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:
They were all acceptable.



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
Lower the tuition fees and overall cost.

This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


by Jennifer, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Communication and Information Sciences, Independent
Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: English
Was learning English a key decision factor?
No, it wasn't.
Personal comments:
There was no language barrier however most international students did tend to socialize with others from their home country. Other than that, the student and teacher population was mostly friendly and receptive.
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


EXPENSES    
by Jennifer, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Communication and Information Sciences, Independent
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Family
Other sources of funding:
A private grant
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
I traveled more because of the choice of cities available to visit and being in the US, the airfare was cheaper.
Travel, Nightlife: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Overall, Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Housing: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
N/A
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No


OVERALL    
by Jennifer, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Communication and Information Sciences, Independent
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
That I needed to save a lot of money.
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
The campus didn't look like a regular campus of concrete buildings, there were some that looked like temporary trailers. The facilities need an upgrade.



FINAL COMMENTS

It is expensive attending this school because it is a private college. I would definitely recommend saving up and researching beforehand the areas of where to live especially when the commute can take long due to traffic.
This review is the opinion of an iAgora member, and not of iAgora itself
Was this review useful?   Yes · No



 
More ways to globalise your CV
Work - Marketing/Sales i...
Marketing - Barcelona
German speakers
Studies - Universit... - Milan
600 reviews
88% say Good-Great
Languages - Babylo... - Valencia
5 reviews
100% recommend