National University (NU)

La Jolla, CA

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National University

National University

National University Student Essentials

National University Student Essentials
Region: Southwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.nu.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $ 11,736
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 11,736
Retention Rate: 58%
Enrollment: 28,885
Year Established: 1971

About NU

While it has campuses throughout California and Nevada, National University is particularly well known for its online programs. These are offered in a huge range of fields and provide maximum accessibility.

National University’s more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s and certificate programs are awarded in a number of fields. There are bachelor’s degrees in Business, Hospitality and Casino Management, Allied Health and Engineering among many others.

Master’s degrees include Creative Writing, Digital Photography and Public Health. There are also degrees in nursing and teacher-education programs in special education, elementary education, and secondary education.

With online classes, discussions and homework available 24/7, National students may participate in their classes on their own time. Online classes are also interactive and adjust the learning style to the one that best suits you.

National University’s student services such as tutoring and career services are offered online as well. Loans, grants and scholarships are some of the financial aid options available to eligible students.

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NU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 6 Reviews

50% of students gave National University 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

I would say that I like this school because it has a per month format. My favorite advisor in this school is Alejendra . She is very nice , polite and very helpful. She belongs to international student department.she saves my two months and even spend time after her office hours so that with fast processing I Donot have to wait and I can get in to classes.I m very grateful to her. I am very thankful to this university.


Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

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NU Map & Location

National University
11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037


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Getting Around NU

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

3/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for La Jolla, CA

Winter
Dec
65
48
Jan
65
49
Feb
65
51
Spring
Mar
66
53
Apr
68
56
May
68
59
Summer
Jun
71
62
Jul
75
65
Aug
77
67
Fall
Sep
76
65
Oct
73
61
Nov
69
54

NU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 14,156
Freshman Class 3,160
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 28,885

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 11%
  • African American: 9%
  • Caucasian: 34%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 8%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 35%
Latino 11%
African American 9%
Caucasian 34%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 8%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Unknown and Other 35%

Undergraduate 49%
Graduate 51%
Full-Time 0%
Part-Time 100%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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