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National University 11255 North Torrey Pines Rd. • La Jolla, CA 92037

Admission: 800-NAT-UNIV • Financial Aid: 858-642-8500 •

Coed • Four-Year • Comprehensive University National is the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher ed in California. Using its core values of quality, access, relevance, accelerated pace, affordability, and community, National continues to focus on making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging, and relevant to a diverse population of nontraditional students. National has 27 campuses in California and one in Henderson, Nevada. NU offers more than 100 grad and undergrad degree programs, both on-campus and online. Admission Information

Campus Information Academic Calendar One month course format Number of Students Undergrad: 14,156; Grad: 14,729 Average Size of Entering Class N/A: Rolling Admissions Largest UG Degree Programs BA in Business Administration; BS with a Major in Criminal Justice Administration; BA with a Major in Psychology; BS with a Major in Public Health (Pre-Nursing), BA with a Major in Early Childhood Education Distance Learning Offered Yes Bakersfield, Chula Vista, Costa Mesa, Fresno, Campus Locations (28) La Mesa, Los Angeles, Ontario, Oxnard, Palm Desert (military base), Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Cordova, Redding, San Bernardino, San Diego (2 campuses and 8 military bases), San Jose, Stockton, Woodland Hills, and Henderson, NV Student to Faculty Ratio 11:1 49.7% Freshmen who Return as Sophomores Tuition (w/o financial aid) UG $1,467/course; Grad: $1,674/course Campus Housing Policy N/A Auto Regs/Parking Fee for Parking Extracurricular ROTC Programs

Application Fee Early Action

Procedures & Standards—Freshmen Accept/Recommend A-G Course Pattern

Profile of Incoming Freshmen

Graduation Rates Freshmen who graduate within four years Freshmen who graduate within five years

Federal Grants

State/Local Grants

Unknown .4% Other States 19.2%

Yes Yes Min. Sem: None Max. Sem: 90; Qtr: 135 Residency Units Req’d for a Bachelors Degree Sem: 45 Yes, full certification only Accept IGETC/CSUGE Breadth

Student Loans

American Indian/Alaska Native Asian


Black/African American

9.0% 11.3% 1.7% 33.8% 1.3% 25.5% 9%

Hispanic Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

California 80%

Procedures & Standards—Transfers Advanced Placement Offered Advanced Credit Given Transfer Units Accepted

Diversity (All Undergraduates) .8%

20% 23%

Freshman Class Geographical Profile


6,485 6,485 100%

Other Countries .4%

Percent of Freshmen Receiving Financial Aid 28.1%


Applicants Admitted Fall Admit Rate

Financial Aid Information Priority Deadline for Financial Aid N/A Financial Aid Forms Required FAFSA and Institution Specific Types of Aid Available Pell Grants; FSEOG; Cal Grants; Direct Loans; Perkins Loans; TEACH-AGG-SMART; Merit-based Scholarships; Institutional Loans; Student Loans; Private Loans


$60 for domestic and $65 for international No


Non-Resident Alien Race/Ethnicity Unknown Two or More Races

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The Guide 2013-14  
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Private nonprofit colleges and universities of CA