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Admission &
Application Information

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How to Apply to National University

Enrolling in a university is a big decision. Our dedicated admissions team is here to guide you through the admissions process and help you find the right program for you and your career goals.

We’ve simplified and streamlined our application process so you can get enrolled in your program right away. Because we accept and review applications year-round, you can begin class as soon as next month, depending on your program of study and location of choice.

Learn more about the National University admission requirements for undergraduate, graduate, military, and international student admissions, plus admissions information for transfer students. You can also learn more about our tuition rates and financial aid opportunities.

To speak with our admissions team, call (855) 355-6288 or request information and an advisor will contact you shortly. If you’re ready to apply, start your application today.

Create an Account

Complete Admissions Application Online

Start your free Admissions Application using some basic demographic information, and let us know if you’re interested in an Undergraduate (Associate’s or Bachelor’s) or a Graduate degree program.

Advisement and Application Review

Your dedicated Enrollment Advisor will help be sure you’ve selected the right program that aligns with your goals, and guide the rest of the initial steps, look for a call, text or e-mail.

Provide Transcripts

Official records will be needed within 30 days of admission, unofficial records will suffice for the admissions process. Transcripts are available through Parchment. Paper transcript copies cost $5, e-transcripts cost $7, and both offer expedited shipping options for an additional cost. Learn more about the process and eligibility here.

Speak to Financial Aid

Compete the Free Application to Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and speak to one of our Financial Aid Advisors to explore funding opportunities.

Work with your Enrollment Specialist to get scheduled and ready to start class

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“I’m the first of my family to graduate college and I’m so thankful for having this opportunity.”

Krystal F., Class of 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common questions about applying to National University below.

We’re glad you’re considering National University during such an important step in your life. You can start your National University application by cross-referencing our checklist for prospective students.

For a detailed list of what you need and should know before applying to NU, please read our Admissions Checklist

Currently, undergraduates don’t have to pay for a National University application. For more costs and financial information, please view our Tuition & Fees.

Take the first step in your National University journey by requesting more information about a degree program, certificate, or credential you are interested in learning more about. Request more information here.

NU Culture

At National University, you’ll be part of a family — a connected, engaged, and inspired community of students from across the country and around the globe. From the day you start your first class, you’ll have the support of your fellow students and alumni, faculty, and staff who are dedicated to helping you reach your educational and professional goals.

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