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National University

Since 1971, National University (NU) has been dedicated to meeting the needs of our students by providing accessible, affordable, and achievable higher education opportunities. Since its founding, the NU community has grown to 25,000 students (400 international students from over 40 countries) and 175,000 alumni worldwide. Many of our alumni serve in helping industries such as business, public health, health care, cybersecurity, computer science, and management.

NU has been accredited by the Accrediting Commission WASC Senior Colleges and University Commission (WSCUC) since 1977, the same body that accredits all major universities and colleges in the western United States. Additionally, we hold accreditations with; ABET, CAE IAE, CEPH, and IACBE among many others.

A pioneer in online education, NU has offered online classes for over 20 years, as well as classes on our campuses in San Diego California. With over 75 programs (35 on-campus programs for international students) and flexible four-week classes designed to help students reach their goals we invite you to pursue your degree from NU and immerse yourself in the energetic and welcoming Southern California lifestyle. With campuses located in sunny San Diego, you will find an array of fascinating and diverse people, foods, languages, and activities right outside your door.



Programs

Bachelor's degree
Business
Business Administration Delivery method Length Location
Bachelor of Business Administration On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Finance
BS in Accountancy On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
BS in Financial Management On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Leadership
BS in Organizational Leadership On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Management
BA in Management On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Marketing
BA in Integrative Marketing Communication On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Computer Science & IT
BS in Computer Science On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Cyber Security
BS in Cyber Security On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Information Technology
BS in Information Systems On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
IT Management
BS in Information Technology Management On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Engineering & Technology
BS in Manufacturing Design Engineering On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Construction
BS in Construction Management On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Electrical Engineering
BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Health & Well-Being
BS in Allied Health On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Healthcare Management
BS in Healthcare Administration On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Medicine
BS in Clinical Laboratory Science Online / Distance, On campus San Diego
Public Health
BS in Public Health On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Sports Science
BA in Sport Psychology On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Humanities & Culture
Political Science
Bachelor of Public Administration On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
BS in Homeland Security and Emergency Management Online / Distance, On campus San Diego
Psychology
BA in Integrative Psychology On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
BA in Psychology On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Sociology
BA in Sociology On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Languages
English
BA in English On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Law
Criminal Law
BS in Criminal Justice Administration On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Media & Communications
Digital Media
BA in Digital Media Design On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Strategic Communication
BA in Strategic Communication On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Science
Biology
BS in Biology On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Master's degree
Business
Master of Healthcare Administration On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Finance
Master of Accountancy On campus, Online / Distance 14 months San Diego
Human Resources
MA in Human Resource Management On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Leadership
MS in Organizational Leadership On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Marketing
MS in Marketing On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Computer Science & IT
MS in Computer Science On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Cyber Security
MS in Cyber Security On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Data Science & Analytics
MS in Data Science On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Engineering & Technology
MS in Engineering Management On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Health & Well-Being
MS in Health Informatics Online / Distance, On campus San Diego
Public Health
Master of Public Health On campus, Online / Distance San Diego
Humanities & Culture
Political Science
Master of Public Administration On campus, Online / Distance San Diego

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Scholarships & funding

International Student Scholarship for Prospective Students

The International Student Scholarship is available to prospective international students at National University. Each applicant must meet the minimum eligibility requirements for consideration. The students selected for this scholarship will be awarded tuition reimbursement for 50% of the first four courses in their academic program.

International Student Leadership Scholarship for Current International Students

The International Student Leadership Scholarship is available to international students currently enrolled at National University. Each applicant must demonstrate extraordinary leadership in either academics or community service for consideration. The students selected for this scholarship will be awarded tuition reimbursement for 50% of two courses of their current academic program.

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Why study at National University

Four-Week Classes

Our course structure is built to make earning your degree accesible and achievable, one month at a time.

50+ Degree Programs

Whether you're looking to move up in your career or make a change, our degrees are designed to help you make a direct impact in your field

Online and On-Campus

We know your life may not happen on a 9-5 schedule so we offer online classes as well as campus-based programs in San Diego California

WSCUC Accredited

Earn your degree from a reputable private nonprofit that's accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission

National University is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad

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Awards & Accreditations

WASC Senior College and University Commission

CEPH Council on Education in Public Health

IACBE International Accreditation Council for Business Education

ABET Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology

CAE IAE Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education

US News #95 Regional Universities West

Student services & facilities

In addition to the standard university resources, the International Student Services team works with external vendors to provide resource options and guidance to meet everyday student life needs.
University Resources:

  • Writing and math tutoring services
  • Library
  • Career services
  • Student wellness & accessibility services

Student lifestyle

National University truly cares about the campus life of our international students. We offer monthly events, student development workshops, and other peer networking opportunities.

Please contact the International Student Services department on your campus for further details.

Accommodation

National University has several off-campus housing options for our international students. The majority of our international students live with a host family in homestay, however we can also assist with information regarding other off-campus options as well. To secure your housing accommodations contact an International Student Services representative at least one month prior to your arrival.

Contact

National University

Office of International Affairs
9388 Lightwave Avenue
92123 San Diego California
United States of America

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www.nu.edu

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