About National University

National University is a Private, 4 years college located in La Jolla, California. National University ranked 82nd in California Colleges and 43rd in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 18,070 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate at National University is 89.00% last year (undergraduate school).
National University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
Contact Information
Address11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037-1011
Admission Information
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
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree

Admission Information

National University has an open admission policy (any students can attend with high school diploma or a certificate of attendance or General Educational Development (GED) certificate). Contact the school to get more information.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate89.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)16.00 %

Tuition & Fees

The 2022 tuition & fees at National University is $13,320 for undergraduate students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $15,480.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,320
Graduate Tuition & Fees$15,480
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 18,070 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 4,683 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. National has 8,441 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 9,629 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students18,070
Undergraduate Students8,441
Graduate Students9,629
Online Enrollment4,683

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs228 Programs
Number of online programs128 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification