About National University
National University is the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California and the 12th largest in the United States. Founded in 1971, National University consists of four schools and one college, including the Schools of Business and Management; Education; Engineering, Technology and Media; and Health and Human Services; and the College of Letters and Sciences.
National University is proud of its commitment to diversity. National University provides more master's degrees in education to minority students than any other college or university in California, as well as more master's degrees in all disciplines combined to the state's Hispanics and African Americans, according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Annually, National University also ranks in the Top 10 nationally in granting master's degrees to women.
In every year over the past decade, National University has prepared more credentialed teachers than any other single institution of higher education in the state, according to the Commission on Teaching Credentialing.
National University offers 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as 30 certificates and 22 credential programs. A leader in online education, National University offers more than 70 graduate and undergraduate degree programs and over 1,200 courses online.