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National University Named one of America's Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities

January 7, 2009

San Diego, Calif. – National University, the second-largest, private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California, has been named one of America’s Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities by Military Advanced Education magazine.

“National University is proud of its commitment to serving the needs of students from all branches of the United States military, and we are honored to be named one of America’s Top Military Friendly Colleges and Universities,” said Doug Barr, Associate Regional Dean of Military Students at National University. “In developing our programs, National University has placed special emphasis on providing military students with the technological tools, research skills, and writing abilities necessary to gain maximum benefit from their studies.”

With 28 campuses across California and one in Henderson, Nevada, as well as more than 50 online degree programs, National University’s one-course-per-month format is ideally suited for men and women serving in the United State’s armed forces. National University operates learning centers and admissions offices at 10 military bases in California as well as one in Washington State at Naval Base Bremerton. National University is a past winner of the prestigious Ray Ehrensberger Award for Institutional Excellence in Military Education.

National University offers online courses at discounted rates to active duty military personnel and their dependents. On-base classes are for qualified students including active duty members, their spouse and dependents, Department of Defense employees, military retirees and selective military reserve members.

To learn more about the educational programs and financial assistance available to members of the military at National University, call 1-800-NAT-UNIV or visit: http://www.nu.edu/Admissions/MilitaryAdmissions.html.

About National University
Founded in 1971, National University is the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California with 22,000 full-time students and 114,000 alumni. The flagship institution of the National University System, National University is dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging and relevant to a diverse population of students. One college and five schools – the College of Letters and Sciences, the School of Business and Management, the School of Education, the School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Health and Human Services, and the School of Media and Communication – offer 100 graduate and undergraduate degrees and 22 teacher credentials at 28 campuses throughout California and in Henderson, Nevada. A leader in online education, National University offers more than 50 degrees and programs via the Internet. National University is headquartered in La Jolla, California.

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