National University

country rank  453
world rank  1271

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University Overview

Founded in 1971, National University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of La Jolla (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, National University (NU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym NU
Founded 1971
Motto The University of Values
Colours Blue and gray

University Location

Address 11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla (population range: 10,000-49,999)
92037-1011 California
United States
T +1 (800) 628 8648
F +1 (858) 541 7995

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla 92037
+1 (858) 628 8648
800 628 8648

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • California Commission on Teacher Credentialing CCTC
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • International Accreditation Council for Business Education IACBE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National University System (NUS)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020