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Alliant International University

Poway, California, United States
Alliant is a private, independent university offering a wide variety of programs, degrees, and certifications through our five schools: the California School of Professional Psychology, the California School of Education, the California School of Management and Leadership, the California School of Forensic Studies, and the San Francisco Law School. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)



From a foundation of inclusiveness, we help you understand the uniquely diverse needs facing the communities in which you’ll work. You’ll take with you the skills and confidence needed to make an impact on those communities—and the world beyond.


Alliant’s educational programs are designed to give students the knowledge, skills and ethical values they need to serve and lead effectively in a variety of professional settings. Alliant graduates are expected to achieve mastery of a body of knowledge and be able to apply that knowledge in professional practice in order to achieve desired and beneficial outcomes. Alliant International University prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership, and promotes the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world.


One of our key beliefs is that students benefit from an education that extends beyond the pages of their textbooks and out into the real world. We provide an educational experience based on a combination of academic theory in the classroom and hands-on experience in the field. This practical integration of theory and practice helps Alliant students become innovative agents of change, solving the real-world issues of today’s diverse, global society.


Career Services at Alliant At Alliant Career Services, our vision is an inclusive world empowered by Alliant students and alumni. Hand in hand with Alliant faculty and staff, we develop practice ready professionals to do meaningful work that impacts our diverse world. That is why we pride ourselves in providing system-wide Career and Professional Development Services to the Alliant student body and alumni corps. 

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Student services

  • Office of Accessibility
  • Office of Military Services
  • International Student Services
  • Academic Support Services
  • Health and Wellness
  • Career Services
  • Alumni Relations
  • Off-Campus Housing Resources (San Diego)

Housing services

Whether you have a personal, immigration, financial, academic, or legal problem, the ISS is available to help you. Sometimes you may simply want to talk to someone. We understand and we are here for you whenever you need us.

Library services

The Hurwich Library in San Francisco Alliant’s Hurwich Library maintains a comprehensive collection of print and electronic resources in clinical psychology, forensic psychology, neuropsychology, organizational behavior, psychopharmacology, cross cultural studies and education. Additionally, library patrons can find the Law School book collection. 

Medical services

Wellness services include:

  • First aid care
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Monthly events on campus, including blood drives, alcohol and drug awareness, personal safety.
  • Referrals to outside medical care

Student Life

Campus life

Alliant’s San Francisco campus is located on Beach Street, where it sits on the San Francisco Bay waterfront, directly across from Pier 39. San Francisco is widely accepted as the cultural capital of the West coast, and Alliant’s San Francisco campus is located in the heart of one of the nation’s most beloved cities.

The San Francisco campus occupies a beautifully renovated building, which was built in 1924 and is listed in the National Historic Register. The building is home to multiple classrooms, a student lounge, two computer labs, one video conference room, an alumni reading room, and the Hurwich Library, which hosts an extensive psychology and education collection. 


Alliant International University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the same agency under which other prestigious California and western U.S. schools are accredited such as Stanford, USC and UCLA.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Study experience is excellent

Poway, California, United States

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