National UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

La Jolla, CA

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$13,320

Avg tuition

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About National University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

National University is a large private university located on an urban campus in La Jolla, California. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 16,670, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 89%. The university offers 51 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 29%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for students are $13,320.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

89% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 750-1170

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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17k

Students Enrolled

53%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

35%

Hispanic

29%

Unknown

11%

Black

9%

Asian

8%

Two or more races

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

Information not available

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

Information not available

State Grant Aid

Information not available

Institution Grant Aid

33%

Pell Grant

Information not available

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid Information not available
State Grant Aid Information not available
Institution Grant Aid $1,666
Pell Grant Aid $4,594

Financial Outlook

$52k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.