About Us

The Coalition of Urban Universities (USU) has partnered with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) permanently to establish an Office of Urban Initiatives, housed at APLU in Washington, DC, and will jointly lead the nation’s public urban university community. The Coalition includes (29) public urban research universities representing all U.S. geographic regions across 24 states based. Annually, member campuses enroll over 1 million undergraduate and graduate students. 


About US 


The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) is a university president-led organization committed to achieving equitable and sustainable economic, health, and educational outcomes for historically marginalized and disenfranchised student populations on campus and within our urban communities.

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1220 L Street NW Suite 1000

Washington, DC 20005

Tel: 202-478-6051

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