National University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics
|Enrolled total (including graduate students)||17,097||6,590||10,507|
13,240 students enrolled in some distance education courses.
11,742 enrolled exclusively in distance education.
Enrollment by race or ethnicity
Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $60.
National University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.
National University Tuition
|Total cost for students living||In-state||Out-of-state|
|The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies and other expenses per full academic year.|
National University does not provide on-campus housing.
|Tuition for Full-time undergraduates||$13,032||$13,032|
|Fees for full-time undergraduates||$0||$0|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates||$362||$362|
|Tuition for Full-time graduates||$14,976||$14,976|
|Fees for full-time graduates||$0||$0|
|Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates||$416||$416|
Programs and Degrees
|Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services||26||463||496||985|
|Health Professions and Related Programs||2||520||211||733|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service||3||159||108||270|
|Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services||5||86||153||244|
|Public Administration and Social Service Professions||18||164||182|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities||123||25||148|
|English Language and Literature & Letters||2||23||74||99|
|Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies||45||10||55|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies||3||21||28||52|
|Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs||17||25||42|
|Visual and Performing Arts||14||26||40|
|Biological and Biomedical Sciences||23||16||1||40|
|Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields||2||34||36|
|Mathematics and Statistics||11||12||23|
|Legal Professions and Studies||6||14||20|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics||12||12|
|Natural Resources and Conservation||3||3|
|Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians|
|Transportation and Materials Moving|
A total of 2,066 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at National University.
At the master's level 3,354 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.
|Motto||The University of Values|
|Religious affiliation||Not applicable|
|Academic Calendar||Other academic year|
|Total FTE staff||1,635|
|Sector of institution||Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above|
|Control of institution||Private not-for-profit|
|Carnegie Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
Location and Contacts
|Address||11255 North Torrey Pines Road|
La Jolla, California, 92037-1011
|Urbanization level||City: Large|
|Fax||+1 (858) 541 7995|