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National University was established in 1971 as an accredited, private university. This university offers a wide variety of degree programs in arts and humanities, sciences, psychology, media and communication, healthcare, engineering and technology, teaching, general education, accounting, management, and marketing. There are also online education and extended learning programs.

The university has 28 regional campuses in the state of California, and one in Henderson, Nevada. The courses are taught in one college and 5 schools, namely:

  • The College of Arts and Sciences
  • The School of Business and Management
  • The School of Education
  • The School of Engineering and Technology
  • The School of Health and Human Services
  • The School of Media and Communication
Profile of National University

Students attend National University in La Jolla, California. a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. National University degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in education and teaching.

National University Selectivity

Applicants to National University appreciate its open admissions policy.

Student Enrolment

There are 26, 363 students at the school . A large number of students at National University are 40 years old or older.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"National University is dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging and relevant to a diverse student population. Its aim is to facilitate educational access and academic excellence through exceptional management of University operations and resources, innovative delivery systems and student services, and relevant programs that are learner-centered, success-oriented and responsive to technology. National University's central purpose is to promote continuous learning by offering a diversity of instructional approaches, by encouraging scholarship, by engaging in collaborative community service, and by empowering its constituents to become responsible citizens in an interdependent, pluralistic, global community. "

National University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching5, 327multilingual education, teacher ed, special ed, educational admin and supervision, education, secondary teaching, elementary school teaching, school Counselling, . . .
Business and Management703business management, accounting and management, business administration, organizational behavior, human resources management, management information systems, financial management, taxation, . . .
Liberal Arts436general studies, creative writing, interdisciplinary studies, English, liberal arts and sciences, liberal arts and humanities
Therapy and Counselling416Counselling psychology, psychology, school psychology, psychology courses, organizational psychology
Security and Law Enforcement203criminal justice and administration, forensic science, criminal justice and safety, security and loss prevention
Computer Science and Engineering147computer services management, computer science, computer and info science, computer support, software engineering
Family and Social Work141public administration, child development
Nursing and Emergency Medicine81various nursing, health aide
office and Administration23office management
Engineering Technician16telecommunications tech, environmental engineering tech, drafting and design tech
Engineering12engineering management, engineering
Law9legal professions, legal assistant
Art Studies6art studies
Medical administration5health care facilities management
Science4geology, biological and physical sciences
Photography and Commercial Art1film studies

Contact: National University

National University

11255 North Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla, California 92037-1011

General Phone: (800) 628-8648


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