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National University accepts applications for admission throughout the year. The approval process usually takes 4-6 weeks. With new classes beginning every month, you can start your program as soon as your application is approved! In reviewing your application for admission, we consider your previous academic record and educational objectives. National University admits students without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national, or ethnic origin.

Application Documents
The following application materials can be downloaded as PDFs on the right hand side of this page:

  • International Student Application (International Students cannot apply online. Please submit a paper application.)
  • Application Checklist
  • Credit Card Authorization Form (if paying Application Fee by Credit Card)
  • Financial Statement for International Applicants
  • Complete National University Application packet for International Students

Where to Ship Documents
Once you have collected and completed all of the required documentation to support your application to the University, please submit it by mail or fax to:

National University
Office of International Admissions
9388 Lightwave Avenue, 185A
San Diego, CA 92123-7960
Phone: (858) 541-7747(858) 541-7747
Fax: (858) 541-7791
E-mail: isa@nu.edu

** If application documents are faxed or sent by e-mail, you will be required to submit original application pages upon arrival at National University including transcripts, diplomas, and Language Testing Score Reports.


National University is a member of the National University System.