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National University La Mesa is conveniently located off the I-8 near San Diego, with easily accessible parking. The college’s BA in Business or an MBA is a favorite among students. The La Mesa location is also known for its BA programs in criminal justice administration and psychology. The location’s computer lab, student lounge, and friendly and helpful staff create a collaborative, supportive environment for students.
National University is a WASC-accredited college, and the La Mesa location has classes available at night, on weekends, and online. National University offers small class sizes, supportive and accessible faculty, and year-round open enrollment. The college’s student-centered education and easy transfer policies make it easy to get started on a degree program.
Contact us today to learn more about the San Diego La Mesa location and National University’s other locations.
The Community Around La Mesa
Nestled within the vibrant community of La Mesa, the National University campus is surrounded by a blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience. The area is home to an array of locally-owned restaurants, boutiques, and services that cater to the diverse needs of students, faculty, and residents. The community values education, as evident by the high-quality schools and learning centers that dot the region.
Just a short walk away from the campus, you’ll find beautiful parks and recreational spaces where you can enjoy the California sun, study outdoors, or simply take a break from your busy day.
About the City of La Mesa
La Mesa, fondly known as the “Jewel of the Hills,” is a city that offers the best of both worlds. With its small-town charm, friendly locals, and a strong sense of community, La Mesa offers a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life while still providing easy access to the many amenities of the larger San Diego metropolitan area.
The city takes pride in its abundant parks, historical sites, and year-round community events. Known for its village atmosphere and unique antique shops, La Mesa has a character all its own, making it a wonderful location for National University’s campus.
Driving Time from some Local Areas
To assist you in planning your commute to the National University – La Mesa campus, here are the approximate driving times from local areas:
|Starting Point||Approximate Travel Time|
|Downtown San Diego||15-20 minutes|
|Chula Vista||20-25 minutes|
|El Cajon||10-15 minutes|
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