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Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree Online or On-Campus
Earning a bachelor’s degree from National University is an investment in your future. With 60 career-focused programs including business, criminal justice, cybersecurity, education, healthcare and nursing, and more, NU can put you on the path to success in some of today’s most in-demand and lucrative career fields. Building on our 50-year history of outstanding academics, dedicated faculty, and a global alumni network of 185,000+ and growing, National University makes a bachelor’s degree attainable and achievable for adult learners, busy moms and dads, and hard-working professionals who need a competitive edge.
National University Bachelor Degree Programs
7 Reasons to Choose National University for Your Bachelor’s Degree
- NU offers 60 career-relevant bachelor’s degree programs designed for busy adult learners.
- Convenient online and on-site coursework, and 100% online programs deliver degree opportunities that fit your learning style.
- Four-week courses can be completed one at a time, one month at a time.
- NU’s diverse community of students, faculty, and alumni contribute to our longstanding culture of success.
- Valuable career services including counseling, resume and cover letter review, career fairs and more designed to help you succeed.
- Through a historic $30 million investment, NU is able to offer need and program-based scholarship opportunities.
- National University, a private, nonprofit and veteran-founded institution, has been providing innovative academic programs for more than 50 years.
What Can a Bachelor’s Degree Do for You?
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, over the last 15 years the number of Americans with a bachelor’s degree has continued to grow. That means, to remain competitive in the job market, land a promotion, or pursue a new career field, a degree can be the catalyst to your next big achievement. At National University, we offer a variety of degree pathways and academic disciplines so that you can pursue your educational and professional goals without sacrificing your family and work obligations.
At NU, there’s no limit to what you can do.
“By seeing me accomplish my educational goals, I hope my daughters will have the confidence to pursue and achieve their dreams.”
– Kristian E., Class of 2018
Frequently Asked Questions
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National University offers over 60 career-focused bachelor’s degree programs and 45 of those can be completed 100 percent online. Courses are taught by experienced faculty and are delivered using the latest technology to provide dynamic, interactive online learning environments. Designed for busy adult learners, our bachelor’s degree programs include four-week course formats enabling you to balance work and family obligations while earning your degree. Start your search now on our programs page to find the right online bachelor’s program for you.
National University is a private, nonproof institution that is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Accreditation ensures our university meets the highest standards of quality in education. Visit our accreditations page to learn more.
Our goal is to make transferring to NU as seamless as possible, whether you’re coming from a community college or have credits from another university. NU has articulation agreements with more than 116 community colleges, and we offer financial aid and scholarship opportunities, including the CCC-ADT transfer scholarship and the Transfer to Success Scholarship (available to those who qualify). As a Yellow Ribbon school, we also offer tuition discounts for military personnel and their dependents. Contact an experienced admissions advisor today to learn more about transferring to NU.
At National University, we value workplace experience as highly as educational experience. That’s why we allow incoming students to earn as many as 22.5 quarter credits with work experience, which is approximately equivalent to 15 semester credits, toward some of our most popular undergraduate degree programs. If you plan on enrolling or transferring to National University and have prior work or military experience, ask our enrollment counselors about how to get credit for your service, your employment history, or your previous coursework. This guide will help you understand more about earning college credit for your work experience.
As a private, nonprofit institution, we’re proud to put our students first, reinvesting in quality education, experienced faculty, and student resources and services. Our more than 185,000 alumni work in a variety of incredible fields including education, health care, cybersecurity, criminal justice, and more. Through educational partnerships, we also partner with some of the world’s top organizations to provide the training and education that is required to develop new skills and advance in today’s dynamic workforce.
At National University, we strive to make higher education accessible and achievable by helping you find financial aid, including grants, loans, and scholarships, that will help defer or delay tuition costs and related expenses. Our financial aid representatives are happy to help you. Please call 1-800-NAT-UNIV or e-mail us.