La Jolla, CA 92037
National University is one of the 138 private 4-year, not-for-profit colleges in California. Its campus is medium in size and located in La Jolla. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
Every year 42% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
|Campus LocaleLarge City|
|Student to Faculty Ratio19:1|
|Is Admission OpenYes|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus Housing-|
Nursing Programs Offered
The National University Department of Nursing is intended to prepare nurses for the growing field of nursing. The nursing program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
The program allows options designed to meet the variegated needs of students. These options include tracks that allow applicants new to nursing or Licensed Vocational Nurses can join the ASN or BSN tracks. Registered Nurses can attain their Bachelor’s Degree thorough the track offering RN completion.
- Generic Entry (BSN)
- Accelerated Post-Bachelor Degree (BSN)
- RN Completion (BSN)
- Application to the university
- Obtain a cumulative GPA of 2.75 from an accredited institution
- Submit a separate application for admission into a particular nursing track
- Test of Essential Academic Skills Score
- Proctored essay
Applicants should attend a Pre-Nursing Program Information Forum and arrange for a meeting with an Admissions Advisor to best describe the application and admissions procedures to the Nursing program.
Each application will be evaluated thorough a Calculation Worksheet by the admissions committee of the nursing department. The application packet of prospective students will be ranked in comparison with other applicants for that application period.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of National University as reported by California state board of nursing.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges|
09/01/1974 - Current
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission|
02/28/1977 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
04/21/2001 - 05/01/2003
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels|
05/30/2014 - Current
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$362|
|In State Students||$362|
|Out of State Students||$362|
|In District Students||$416|
|In State Students||$416|
|Out of State Students||$416|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 52% of National University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||9%||$400|
|State Grant & Scholarships||--||--|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||4%||$3,800|
|Federal Student Loans||39%||$2,176|
$23,232Average Net Price/year
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$25,056|
|$30,001 to $48,000$27,247|
|$48,001 to $75,000$25,424|
|$75,001 to $110,000$27,247|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and California state board of nursing.