The Future is You

At National University, everything we do is designed with your future in mind. That’s why we’ve been focused on the future of higher education for over 50 years. This year, we set out to film students and alumni who are working to build bright futures for themselves, their families, and their communities — and we’re excited to share their stories with you.

Ashley T., Class of 2018 Military Veteran
Ashley T., Class of 2018

Meet Ashley, a military veteran, mom of two, and military spouse who completed both her bachelor’s and master’s…

Brittney H., Class of 2021
Brittney H., Class of 2021

Meet Brittney, an elementary school teacher and soon-to-be graduate of National University’s Master of Arts in Social Emotional…

Cecilia M., Class of 2012 Military Servicemember
Cecilia M., Class of 2012

Meet Cecilia, an active-duty servicemember for 17 years and mom to a 16-year-old daughter. Cecilia earned her degree…

Edward H., Class of 2021
Edward H., Class of 2021

Meet Edward, an information technology professional who earned his MBA in Organizational Leadership at NU…

Gustavo M., Class of 2023 Military Veteran
Gustavo M., Class of 2023

Meet Gustavo, a 24-year-old military veteran from Georgia earning his marketing degree from National University…

Jose S., Class of 2022
Jose S., Class of 2022

Meet Jose, a stay-at-home father of twin girls and elementary school teacher’s assistant. Jose wanted his daughters to have a father…

Nadia L., Class of 2020

“I loved the idea of four-week classes and the freedom to choose in-person or online education to be more compatible with my full-time job.”

Nadia L., Class of 2020
Juen A., Class of 2021 Military Veteran
Juen A., Class of 2021

Meet Juen! Born and raised in the Philippines, he moved to the U.S. in November 2013 with just a backpack and 20 pesos…

Kerry J., Class of 2018 Military Veteran
Kerry J., Class of 2018

Meet Kerry, a military veteran who was raised in a single-family household and wanted to break generational chains…

Krystal F., Class of 2021
Krystal F., Class of 2021

Meet Krystal, an MS in Applied Behavioral Analysis graduate and behavior therapist. After taking some time to travel after high school…

Nadia L., Class of 2020
Nadia L., Class of 2020

Meet Nadia, a software developer and cybersecurity professional from Madrid, Spain. Nadia credits the advice of her NU advisors…

Toya S., Class of 2019
Toya S., Class of 2019

Meet Toya, a Bay Area native, mom of two, and kindergarten teacher. Toya used her degree to further her teaching career and study the…

Zachary Z., Class of 2022 Military Veteran
Zachary Z., Class of 2022

Meet Zach, a military veteran from San Diego, CA who decided to pursue his degree after finishing his military career. As a father…

Cecilia M., Class of 2012 Military Servicemember

“I am very determined; therefore, having balance between school and life meant that I would accomplish my goal of completing my education no matter what.”

Cecilia M., Class of 2012