National University

Acceptance Rate 89 %
SAT Average 960
Tuition & Fees $13,320
Student Population 18,070
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,783

Academic Overview

National University Campus, La Jolla, CA
National University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in La Jolla, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $13,320 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 18,070 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 89% and the graduation rate is 47% last year.
The salary after graduation from National University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $59,000. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, National's tuition & fees is $13,320. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $15,480.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at National. The acceptance rate of National is 89% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 16%. The average graduation rate is 47% and the transfer-out rate is 7%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,783 and 41% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 18,070 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for National University is 89 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for National University is 47 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for National University is 7 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for National University is 50 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for National University is 18,070
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for National University is 19 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
19 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,783 at National University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037-1011
Online Applicationwww.nu.edu/Admissions/ApplyOnline.html
Financial Aidwww.nu.edu/Admissions/Financial-Aid-and-Scholarships.html
Net Price Calculatorwww.nu.edu/npcalc/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionwww.nu.edu/Admissions/MilitaryAdmissions.html
Disability Servicewww.nu.edu/OurPrograms/StudentServices/accessibility.html

Offered Degrees

National offers 137 major programs through online and on-site education where 98 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate117
Associate's Degree95
Bachelor's Degree5140
Post Bachelor's Degree105
Master's Degree5441
Post Master's Degree20

Special Learning Opportunities

National University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC and teacher certification programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

National University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges