B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    A
National University is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference
Address
11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037
Website
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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.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$60
SAT/ACT
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,377/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $22,459/ year
  • $30-48k
    $22,752/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,386/ year
  • $76-110k
    $25,045/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,853/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
72%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.104 responses
82%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.89 responses
72%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.89 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,241Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
75%
Pell Grant
46%
Varsity Athletes
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
38%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%

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My experience with National University has been overall good. It is convenient with my full time work schedule and taking classes online has not been a challenge for me. I appreciate that they offer both, online and in-class experiences. The academic advisors have been a little disorganized but the one that I have now is great. However, I feel that it is way too expensive for the quality of education. If I had the time to go through a tradition university for a fraction of the price, I would!
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I am in the 4 year Pre-Law program; and so far, I have had nothing but a great experience with the courses and website interaction. Most efficient online database I’ve used thus far!
Going to an online college gives me the flexibility to continue my education while going to work full time. If I had to go to a traditional college, I would spend too much time juggling multiple classes and work. This way I get to streamline my focus to a single class instead of being in a three ring circus. I love it!