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National University
  • 4 Year
  • LA JOLLA, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade C
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade unavailable
  10. Campus Food
    grade unavailable
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A+

editorial

National University is a highly rated private university located in San Diego, California. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,932 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the National University acceptance rate is 55%. Popular majors include Emergency Medical Technician (EMT Paramedic), Nursing, and Business. Graduating 47% of students, National University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $48,900.

About

11255 NORTH TORREY PINES RD
LA JOLLA, CA 92037
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Athletic Division
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Athletic Conference
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National University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

National Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
750-1170
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$9,966 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,610 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
4:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 109 responses
83%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 119 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 119 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
67
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
6
Online Associates Programs
9
Online Bachelor's Programs
52
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    7%
  • On Campus
    30%
  • Online
    63%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,932 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,716
Undergrads Over 25
82%
Pell Grant
100%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • driven
    36%
  • older
    27%
  • Outgoing
    18%
  • Stressed
    9%
  • Nerdy
    5%
  • UNORGANIZED
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$59,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
47%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%

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