Harnessing the collective power of our public urban research universities.

The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) is a network of public urban research universities that:

Represents every region of our country

Educates the urban workforce to serve the areas where they are located

Advocates diversity in the health industry

Collaborates with local leaders to train human capital and engage communities

Helps create area jobs, and economic and social equity for graduates


University presidents created the Coalition to leverage the intellectual capital and economic power of urban universities, thereby improving urban life and America's competitiveness in the global economy.

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