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National University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$25,712 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,016 tuition
$11,104 off campus room & board
$1,592 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$25,712 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$13,016 tuition
$11,104 off campus room & board
$1,592 books and supplies
N/A fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$4,664 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
51% of students receive aid
46% get federal aid ($4,137 avg)
0% get state aid (N/A avg)
4% get institn'l aid ($4,664 avg)
26% get loans ($9,988 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 2.47% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 2.47% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,182 50%
Federal Grant Aid $4,137 46%
Pell Grants $3,984 46%
Other Federal Grants $1,639 4%
Institution Grant Aid $4,664 4%
State Grant Aid - 0%
Student Loans $9,988 26%
Federal Loans $8,744 26%
Other Loans $4,479 7%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
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Financial Aid Contact Info
11255 North Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037-1011
(800) 628-8648
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $362
Out of State $362


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Jennie from El Cajon, CA
  • Apr-17-2014 I am a current student here

    The classes aren't cheap, again- don't wait to apply for those scholarships. I haven't gotten any yet- but don't give up!

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  • 3
  • Wendy from Grass Valley, CA
  • Mar-20-2014 I am a current student here

    NU is expensive, but for the accelerated pace and ability to take online courses, it's worth it. The level of education is excellent. I may have been able to get a similar level of education at another University, but not while living in my location and working full time. Nor could I have done so in such a short time.

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  • 3
  • Melanie from El Cajon, CA
  • Dec-17-2013 I am a current student here

    Classes are expensive and information is relevant but until I'm in my classes for my specific major, I feel its a little on the expensive side.

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