National University

11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037-1011
National University is a non-profit, private higher education institution located in La Jolla, California.

National University awards associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in over 37 study areas and 88 specializations. The school has been accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities and has specialized accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Distance learning is offered at National University. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.


General Information

Main Phone: (800) 628 -8648 Website: www.nu.edu
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,855
School Type: Private not-for-profit- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 8,073
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 8,618
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: N/A
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: No
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 60


Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 45% Full-time 55% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 48% Full-time 52% Part-time
Student Gender 36% Men 64% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

45% White 1% American Indian/Alaska Native
11% Black or African American 3% Multiracial
21% Hispanic/Latino 8% Asian/Oriental
2% Polynesian/Pacific Island 9% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 36% $ 1,280
Local Grant 21% $3,725
Institutional Grant 2% $ 3,542
Student Loans 30% $ 9,758

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 30 5 -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 13 47 -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 1 - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 30 5 -

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services - - 1 13 -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Information Technology Services Administration - - 36 9 -

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services - - 1 13 -

Computer Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Science - - 13 47 -

Computer Information Technology Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Information Technology Services Administration - - 36 9 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Communication - - - 26 -

Journalism

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Journalism - - 4 - -

Education

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 2 -
Education Of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs - - - 31 -
Special Education and Teaching - - - 169 -

Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Bilingual and Multilingual Education - - - 441 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 807 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 95 807 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 158 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Subject Areas - - - 78 -
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - - 9 -
Agricultural Teacher Education - - - 17 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 1 17 -

Educational Administration and Supervision

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Leadership and Administration - - - 69 -
Educational Administration and Supervision - - - 43 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education (multiple Levels) - - - 807 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - - 95 807 -

Educational Instructional Media Design

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Educational Instructional Technology - - - 1 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Teacher Education and Professional Development ? Specific Subject Areas - - - 78 -
Technology and Industrial Arts Teacher Education - - - 9 -
Agricultural Teacher Education - - - 17 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - - 1 17 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 9 -

Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Manufacturing Engineering - - 5 - -

Engineering Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Science - - - 3 -

Construction Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Engineering - - 3 - -

Computer Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer Software Engineering - - - 2 -

Engineering

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
General Engineering - - - 6 -

Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields

Engineering-related Fields

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Engineering Industrial Management - - 4 18 -

Environmental Control Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Environmental Engineering Technology Environmental Technology - - - 10 -

Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drafting Design Engineering Technologies Technicians - - 1 - -

Electrical Engineering Technologies Technicians

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Telecommunications Technology Technician - - - 26 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Spanish Language and Literature - - 2 - -

Middle Near Eastern and Semitic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Arabic Language and Literature - - 8 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Child Development - - 3 - -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities - - 5 - -
General Studies - 46 24 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 38 226 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities - - 5 - -
General Studies - 46 24 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Professions and Studies - - 6 - -

Legal Support Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Legal Assistant Paralegal - - 5 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 38 226 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 5 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biological and Physical Sciences - - 2 - -

Natural Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Natural Sciences - - 5 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies - - 53 - -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 4 - -
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - - 69 - -
Forensic Science and Technology - - 69 69 -
Security and Loss Prevention Services - - 16 69 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 20 152 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 186 -
School Psychology - - - 58 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - - 89 -

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

Criminal Justice and Corrections

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Criminal Justice Safety Studies - - 4 - -
Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Administration - - 69 - -
Forensic Science and Technology - - 69 69 -
Security and Loss Prevention Services - - 16 69 -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 20 152 -

Psychology

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Counseling Psychology - - - 186 -
School Psychology - - - 58 -

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - - 89 -

Construction Trades

Construction Trades

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Construction Trades - - 2 - -

Social Sciences

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 6 - -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 31 - -

Health Professions and Related Programs

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - - 25 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 17 1 -
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - 17 25 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 17 1 -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pre-nursing Studies - 41 - - -

Health and Medical Administrative Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - - 25 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 17 1 -
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration Management - - 17 25 -
Health Health Care Administration Management - - 17 1 -

Health Medical Preparatory Programs

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Pre-nursing Studies - 41 - - -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 24 2 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Science - - - 2 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 14 -
Finance and Financial Management Services - - 13 14 -
International Finance - - 13 2 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision - - 70 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 151 18 -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 315 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - 55 - -
Accounting - - 55 34 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management and Services - - - 60 -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 17 32 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 14 -
Finance and Financial Management Services - - 13 14 -
International Finance - - 13 2 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management and Services - - - 60 -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 17 32 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Research - - 6 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision - - 70 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 151 18 -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 315 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - 55 - -
Accounting - - 55 34 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems and Services - - - 1 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 24 2 -

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Science - - - 2 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 14 -
Finance and Financial Management Services - - 13 14 -
International Finance - - 13 2 -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision - - 70 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 151 18 -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 315 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - 55 - -
Accounting - - 55 34 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management and Services - - - 60 -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 17 32 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - - 14 -
Finance and Financial Management Services - - 13 14 -
International Finance - - 13 2 -

Human Resources Management and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Human Resources Management and Services - - - 60 -
Organizational Behavior Studies - - 17 32 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Research - - 6 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Office Management and Supervision - - 70 - -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 - -
Business Administration, Management and Operations - - 151 18 -
Business Administration and Management - - 151 315 -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting and Business Management - - 55 - -
Accounting - - 55 34 -

Management Information Systems and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Management Information Systems and Services - - - 1 -


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