National University, USA



History, Affiliations & Rankings

National University was primarily established to serve working professionals or adults. It is a private university and has its main office in La Jolla, California. Came into existence in the year 1971, National University now offers multiple academic programmes in the fields of Arts, Commerce and Science. NU ranks 10th for its online courses in America. It also comes under the top 50 safest universities in the USA. NU has accreditation from 5 reputed bodies: the Board for Engineering and Technology, the Council on Education in Public Health, the California Board of Registered Nursing, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

NU has been providing online education since 1966 and has more than 1000 online courses. There are four professional schools in the National University in the fields of Science, Education, Engineering and Computing, and Business and Management. National University is dispersed in 28 campuses around California and one in Nevada. Its Administrative and Academic centers are located in La Jolla, California. The administrative centre has the offices of the president, vice presidents, school deans, and department chairs, financial aid, registrar, and admissions. The most popular majors provided by the university are in Nursing, Business, and Liberal Arts and Humanities.

Accomplishments & Alumni 

National University is known for its experienced and competitive staff and was recently ranked 11th in the ranking of universities with best professors. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. University’s most notable alumni are working in the field of Arts and Political sciences. It also holds various events to strengthen its alumni circle.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

More than six thousand students graduate every year from the university and it proudly serves students from all over the world and different ethnicities. International students also receive aid and scholarships that encourage student diversity on the campus. Workforce Education Solutions is the corporate partner of the university. The training programmes and customised educational programmes help the university pull many employees. The topmost partners of the university are based in San Diego. Top employers include- Pfizer Inc, General Dynamics, and Kaiser to name a few.

National University Facts & Highlights

Type of University 

Private, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors: $11,325 (2021-22)

Masters: $13,000 (2021-22)

Admission Intakes

Fall & Spring 

Average GPA Requirement


Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 960; ACT - 21; IELTS - 5.5; TOEFL - 70; GRE - 298; GMAT - 550

Admission Requirements

Academic Transcript, SOP, LOR 

Admissions Deadlines

Varies course-wise 

Percentage of International Students


Size of Campus (in acres)


Alumni Worldwide 


Female to Male Ratio

53 : 47

Average Salary after 10 Years NA

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