Current tuition rates, effective July 1, 2016 are as follows:
|Course Level||Cost per Quarter Unit||4.5 Quarter Unit Course|
|600 & 700||$416||$1,872|
Fees are non-refundable. All records and services are withheld from students who have any outstanding financial obligations to the University or have defaulted on a Title IV loan at the University. Effective May 1, 2011 National University began reporting student account defaults to credit reporting agencies.
$60, For students entering any degree program. This fee is charged to all but international students.
Non-Degree Application Fee
$60, For students entering any non-degree program.
Application Fee for Continuing Education Unit Certificates
International Student Application Fee
$65, See also International Student Prepayment and Refund policy.
International Student Activity Fee
$50, See also International Student Prepayment and Refund policy.
$60, For students who have been inactive for more than 12 months or who are entering another degree program.
Graduation Processing Fee
$100, Charged to all students before graduation.
$5, Per copy fee for each transcript
Returned Check Charge
$100, Charged only to those students with unpaid delinquent financial obligations.
Late Payment Fee
$25, Charged when tuition payment has not been received by the first night of class.
Credit by Examination Fee
$100, Per examination, per course.
Challenge Examinations Fee
$50, Per course charge, course waiver, no credit.
Basic BSN Program Orientation Fee, $2,450
Nursing Clinical Laboratory (NSG) Fee, $675 per course
E-Portfolio, $35 per year
E-Portfolio Renewal Fee, $30 per year
MFA Digital Cinema and Professional Screenwriting Fees
MDC 688 Course Fee, $1,200
MDC 689 Course Fee, $550
SCR 675 Course Fee, $750
SCR 670P Course Fee, $250
SCR 690 Course Fee, $350
SCR 691 Course Fee, $350
MS Anesthesia Fees
Application Fee, $60, (In addition to University Application fee)
Unit Fee, $329.70, (In addition to tuition fee)
Teaching Performance Assessment Fees
Total cost for initial submission of all 4 TPA Tasks. See Credentials section under School of Education for further information on TPA tasks and Task Stream.
Effective with the April 2016 term, the University may begin assessing the following fees:
COLS:Lab fee - $90 per lab course
SOBM:For all courses utilizing eText, with the accompanying interactive eStudy guide - $75 per course
* Tuition for 500-level courses is charged according to students’ degree programs.
Tuition is due and payable prior to the first class session of each course. Tuition not fully paid when due is subject to a late fee.
If a tuition payment check is returned due to insufficient funds, the University reserves the right to drop all current and future classes for that student. Students will be notified of this action and assessed a return check charge. The University may require students who have written multiple insufficient-fund checks to make all future payments by cashier’s check, cash, or money order.
The University reserves the right to modify tuition at any time. Students whose employers have entered into a contractual agreement with the University may be eligible for reduced tuition.
National University has eight convenient locations for the military community in San Diego County, and one in San Bernardino County. Centers are located at Naval Base San Diego, Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center San Diego, Naval Air Station North Island, Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Naval Base Coronado, Naval Medical Center San Diego, and Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms. National University also has admissions offices at Naval Hospital and Naval Submarine Base in San Diego, at Naval Base Bremerton, Washington and at the online information center in Quantico, Virginia. National University offers reduced tuition for classes on base for qualified students, including: active duty members, their spouses and dependents, Department of Defense employees, military retirees and selective military reserve members. The University accepts DANTES tests offered through the military voluntary education program. National University is a member of the Service members Opportunity Colleges (SOC)