Grants, Scholarships & Financial Aid

As an NU student, you may be eligible for financial aid, including grants, loans, and scholarships, to help defer or delay tuition costs and related expenses. These resources will help you bridge the gap between your education and your financial resources.

  • January 30, 2023

    How to Become a Psychiatrist

    Becoming a psychiatrist is a rigorous but rewarding process. To help you navigate it successfully, we’ve prepared this career overview that explains how to become a psychiatrist, covers some basic roles and job duties, and discusses future job outlooks. It also answers some frequently asked questions about the field, like whether psychiatrists need a medical ...

  • January 19, 2023

    How to Become a Paralegal

    Think a career as a paralegal might be right for you? This article will cover everything you need to know before you make your decision, from typical job duties and education requirements to career outlook and average salary data. We’ll also explain how to become a paralegal step by step, including a look at some ...

  • January 11, 2023

    Is Earning a Degree Your New Year’s Education Resolution?

    As people reflect, grow, and aim to make 2023 a year of significant change, priorities take shape. Getting a degree may be your New Year’s education resolution, and National University is here to help. You may be asking, how do I get started and stay on track? First things first, understand that nothing can change ...

  • December 19, 2022

    National University Reaffirmed as “First Responder in Veteran Employment” at U.S. Department of Defense Ceremony

    NU signs pledge at DoD-sponsored Arlington Virginia ceremony honoring its commitment as a respected employer supporting the unique talents and changing needs of its current and future employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. SAN DIEGO, CA (DECEMBER 20, 2022) — National University, the veteran-founded nonprofit university serving 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of ...

  • December 19, 2022

    National University Partners with U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes Program to Give Full Scholarship to Army Combat Veteran

    Iraq and Afghanistan combat Veteran Ashley Leiva receives Kenworth T680 long-haul truck and NU-Sponsored Transition for Trucking Scholarship at the 2022 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes event in Washington, D.C. SAN DIEGO, CA (DECEMBER 19, 2022) — National University, the Veteran-founded nonprofit university that serves more than 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of ...

  • December 11, 2022

    Do College Credits Ever Expire?

    Have you already earned your degree, and are now thinking about going back to school? If the answer is yes, you should strongly consider transferring as many of your old credits as possible. Depending on certain factors, which we’ll review throughout this guide, you may be able to transfer college credits from your previous degree ...

  • December 8, 2022

    Hispanic Serving Institution Awarded $3 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant to Boost Hispanic Student Success

    National University receives prestigious multi-million dollar grant to accelerate Hispanic student success by strengthening DE&I, teaching, advising and transfer practices SAN DIEGO (December 9, 2022) — National University, one of the largest private nonprofit Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) in the United States serving more than 40,000 students, today announced that it has been awarded a ...

  • December 2, 2022

    Mental Health During the Holidays

    Between the tasks, celebrations, and family obligations, the holiday season can be a trying time for anyone. Whether you feel the holiday blues or are coping with feelings that aren’t merry and bright, taking care of your mental health during the holidays is important. Think of it as a gift you can unwrap for yourself! ...

  • November 29, 2022

    Everything Worthwhile Depends upon Consciousness

    Authored By: Academic Program Director, Craig Chalquist, PhD Imagine if you were a fish who could study water. You could then swim where the current best carries you while avoiding turbulence and toxicity. You could know why some waters are warm and some cold, and what difference that might make to how you live. You ...

  • November 15, 2022

    What Does an Accountant Do?

    If you’re a detail-oriented team player who enjoys thinking analytically and working with numbers, you may be well suited for a rewarding career in accounting. Contrary to the widely-held misconception that accountants do nothing but deal with tax documents, there’s a diverse range of career paths that students can pursue after they earn a degree ...

  • November 14, 2022

    Military Grants: A List of Military Grants and Scholarships

    If you’re an active servicemember or veteran, you may qualify for a variety of financial scholarships and military grants that will help you pay for your tuition and related college expenses. Your spouse and/or children may also be eligible for assistance, or you may be eligible if your parent or spouse is a servicemember or ...

  • November 10, 2022

    National University Brings in Award-Winning  Leader to Build Community College Partnerships

    Former president of the League for Innovation in the Community College, Dr. Gerardo de los Santos, joins National University to help advance rising leaders and support seamless transfer pathways with community colleges  SAN DIEGO, CA (November 10, 2022) — National University (NU), one of the largest nonprofit universities in the United States committed to innovating ...

  • November 10, 2022

    How to Support Veteran Employees

    Everyone has a unique skill set. Talents can shine through in different, exciting, and advantageous ways. Veteran employees — thanks to their military background — offer skills and abilities you may not find elsewhere. It’s critical to ensure your business has the bandwidth, resources, and capabilities to provide a veteran-friendly environment. Take a few moments ...

  • October 26, 2022

    Qualities of a Good Teacher: The 14 Qualities That Top Our List

    When you think back on your own education, there’s probably a teacher who stands out as an exceptional source of encouragement and inspiration. Maybe it was a college professor who inspired you to change your career field — or, maybe it was a kindergarten teacher whose simple acts of kindness made a positive difference in ...

  • October 25, 2022

    Learning Theories: Theories of Learning in Education

    What are learning theories in education, and how do they impact teachers and students? How many learning theories exist, in what key ways do they differ from each other, and what goals or objectives do they share in common? These are just a few of the questions we’ll answer in this overview, which compares major ...

  • October 25, 2022

    National University Unites with the U.S. Department of Defense’s Military Spouse Employment Partnership

    NU becomes member of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) to help military spouses advance their career and educational opportunities. SAN DIEGO, CA (OCTOBER 25, 2022) — National University, the veteran-founded nonprofit university serving 40,000 working adult learners, educators, and members of the military community today announced its membership with the Military Spouse Employment Partnership. ...

  • October 24, 2022

    National University Taps Analytics Expert to Lead Strategic Data Initiatives to Support Student Success

    Dr. Angela Baldasare joins the adult-learning and online innovator to help drive institutional research and student-success analytics work aimed at helping more students learn well and finish strong SAN DIEGO, CA (October 24, 2022) — National University, one of the largest nonprofit universities in the United States that serves more than 40,000 students, today announced ...

  • October 21, 2022

    What is Organizational Leadership?

    What is organizational leadership, or OL,it is a broad discipline that deals with developing strategic plans to help organizations set and accomplish goals — goals that rely on managing team members’ strengths and talents efficiently. For example, leading a team of specialists to optimize a company’s website is a common, everyday example of how organizational ...

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