National University

Acceptance Rate 54.55 %
2023 Tuition & Fees $13,320
Student Population 17,135
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $4,070
Graduation Rate 47 %

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 2023 tuition & fees is $13,320 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $15,912.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 17,135 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 54.55% 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.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, National's tuition & fees is $13,320. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $15,912.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at National. The acceptance rate of National is 54.55% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 45.24%. The average graduation rate is 47% and the transfer-out rate is 3%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,070 and 18% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 17,135 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for National University is 54.55 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for National University is 47 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for National University is 3 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for National University is 100 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for National University is 17,135
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for National University is 16 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $4,070 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 136 major programs through online completely. 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
One but less than two years certificate44
Associate's Degree99
Bachelor's Degree5252
Post Bachelor's Degree99
Master's Degree5353
Post Master's Degree33
Doctor's degree - professional practice44

Special Learning Opportunities

National University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country 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
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