Based in sunny California, National University is a large, private, non-profit institution which provides accessible higher education programs either on campus or online.
Established in 1971 by retired U.S. Navy captain, David Chigos, the university's founding mission, is to serve the unique needs of lifelong learners by focusing on quality, access, and affordability. National University educates students across all 50 states and from 65 countries. Students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a rich cultural community. National University embraces diversity, and gladly welcomes students from all over the globe.
There are numerous undergraduate and graduate programs to choose from, ranging from healthcare to business and management, engineering to criminal justice and homeland security. With year-round enrollment, and the one-course-per-month format, students study at an accelerated pace, allowing them to graduate quicker and at an affordable price.
The university is primarily located in California where students will be able to find countless exciting activities to engage in outside of their studies. From beaches to museums, and with a significant international cultural influence, there is something for everyone. Californian cities are well-regarded for the career opportunities available to graduates. San Diego is known as ''America's Finest City" a reputation it has earned for its 70 miles of breath-taking coastline, beautiful weather, cultural sites, and year-round outdoor activities. San Jose is a global city, notable as a center of innovation, and the economic, cultural and political center of Silicon Valley. Los Angeles is multicultural and ignites creativity in both personal and professional pursuits.
Degrees are WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) accredited, meaning degrees are recognized worldwide. Graduates join a global network of more than 150,000 talented alumni who are making a positive impact on the world.