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National University is pleased to partner with Outlier to provide course credit toward NU degree programs that will help students reduce the cost of education and graduate faster. As part of the Outlier Credit Transfer Network, NU provides clear pathways to higher education with the academic flexibility to serve a broad range of diverse learners. logo

To learn more about course credit transfers from Outlier, contact an enrollment advisor at [email protected] or (855) 773-9444.

NU is an Amazon Career Choice Partner

For Amazon employees looking to continue their education through the Amazon Career Choice program, the transition is seamless from Outlier to NU. Learn more about NU’s partnership with Amazon and available scholarships.

Contact Information

National University

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Monir Masoud
Community College Pathways Account Manager
(619) 457-1200
[email protected]
To schedule a 1:1 appointment please click here

Here’s How Academic Pathways Work

Outlier course equivalencies are in the “NU Course Equivalency” document below. Outlier credit transfer-courses shall be applicable, as equivalent NU courses, to all prerequisites or major requirements.  

All transfer credits from Outlier are subject to a cap. The maximum number of collegiate lower-division credits acceptable for transfer to an associate degree program is 58.5 quarter units or 39 semester units. No more than 103.5 lower-division quarter units or 69 semester units are allowed for a baccalaureate program.

The course equivalency document provides a quick summary of transfer credits from Outlier. Contact an enrollment advisor today to learn how your transfer credits apply to National University programs.

Why Choose National University?

  • Adult Focused for 50 Years: National University has been dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to hard-working adults since 1971.
  • Flexible 4-Week Courses: Start sooner and finish faster with four-week courses, monthly start dates, and year-round enrollment.
  • 190+ Degree Programs: Choose from career-focused associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs designed to help you pursue your purpose and make an impact in your community.
  • Online and On-site: Study options designed to fit into your busy schedule.
  • Regionally Accredited: WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) accreditation means your education meets high standards and is transferable.
  • Veteran-Founded Nonprofit: National University is proud to be San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.

About National University

National University has been dedicated to meeting the needs of hard-working adults by providing accessible, affordable, achievable higher education opportunities since 1971. As San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university, NU offers over 190+ online and on-site programs and four-week courses designed to help students reach their goals while balancing busy lives. Since its founding, the NU community has grown to over 40,000 students and over 230,000 alumni around the globe, many of whom serve in helping industries such as business, education, health care, cybersecurity, and law and criminal justice.

To learn more about course credit transfers from Outlier, contact an enrollment advisor at [email protected] or (855) 773-9444.