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The Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) is a 501(c)6 president led network of 42 public urban research universities across 24 states working to drive transformational institutional change. USU members are public urban research universities located in metropolitan areas with populations of 450,000 or greater. Urban Serving Institutions enroll 10+ doctoral students per year, conduct at least $10 million dollars of research, and demonstrate a commitment to their urban areas.

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