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Located in San Diego, California, National University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of San Diego makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

Where Is National University?


Contact details for National University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 9388 Lightwave Ave, San Diego, CA 92123
Phone: 800-628-8648

National University Graduate Student Diversity

9,487 Graduate Students
71% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 9,487 graduate students at National University, 29% are male and 71% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of National University graduate students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 678
Black or African American 826
Hispanic or Latino 3,329
White 3,155
International Students 34
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,465

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at National University. At this time, 7 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 29 countries are represented at National University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Germany, and Thailand.

Online Learning at National University

11,960 Took All Classes Online
13,705 Took At Least One Class Online
-19.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 147 bachelor’s degree and 150 master’s degree programs available online at National University. In 2020-2021, 13,705 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at National University has changed over the last few years.


This school is the most popular in California for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of National University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at National University was -19.3%. This is the #1,143 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at National University regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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