Toya S. - Class of 2019

Admissions & Application

Toya S. - Class of 2019

How to Apply to National University

Enrolling in a university is a big decision. Our dedicated admissions team is here to guide you through the admissions process and help you find the right program for you and your career goals.

We’ve simplified and streamlined our application process so you can get enrolled in your program right away. Because we accept and review applications year-round, you can begin class as soon as next month, depending on your program of study and location of choice.

Learn more about the National University admission requirements for undergraduate, graduate, military, and international student admissions, plus admissions information for transfer students. You can also learn more about our tuition rates and financial aid opportunities.

To speak with our admissions team, call (855) 355-6288 or request information and an advisor will contact you shortly. If you’re ready to apply, start your application today.

Step 1: Create an Account

Determine what type of application you want to apply for (Undergraduate, Graduate, International Student, etc.) and create a free account by providing your basic contact information.

Step 2: Complete Admission Application Online

Complete your application online.

Step 3: Submit the Nonrefundable Application Fee

Step 4: Provide Transcripts

Transcripts are available through Parchment. Paper transcript copies cost $5, e-transcripts cost $7, and both offer expedited shipping options for an additional cost. Learn more about the process and eligibility here.

Step 5: Provide Test Scores

Go to the College Board website for step-by-step instructions on how to obtain and send your test scores.

Step 6: Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Step 7: Application, Education, and Financial Review

We will review your application, education, work history, and finances to ensure you meet the National University admission requirements.

Step 8: Check Application Status

Once you complete Steps 1-7, National University will review your application and information and send you a letter with the next steps.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common questions about applying to National University below.

We’re glad you’re considering National University during such an important step in your life. You can start your National University application by cross-referencing our checklist for prospective students.

For a detailed list of what you need and should know before applying to NU, please read our Admissions Checklist!

Currently, undergraduates don’t have to pay for a National University application. For more costs and financial information, please view our Tuition & Fees.