National University, with the main campus located in San Diego, California, was first established in 1977. This diverse university offers a wide range of degrees at various levels from business and management, education, engineering, health and human services, sciences, humanities, media and communications as well as paralegal studies and language. National University also has 10 military training centers that are located at selected military bases in California and Washington. National University offers in-person and on-campus courses as well as online distance education degree programs. Online students can obtain their degree from anywhere in the United States through National University, which is fully accredited through the Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
As a private, not-for-profit university, National is able to offer students a wide range of financial aid options ranging from federal loans and grants to private, low-interest student loans and even scholarships. In addition they also offer work-study programs that provide students with hands-on experience within their field of study plus an ability to offset the cost of their degree. Financial advisors are available on campus, by phone, or by email to help with applications, assist in financial planning for your education as well as help with completing applications for student financial aid.
Students completing their degree online will have the flexibility to decide when and where they are going to study, as well as being able to continue to work or manage a busy schedule while earning a recognized degree. Online classes meet once a week with students being able to contact each other as well as staff and instructors through email and discussion forums. The school also offers technical support for online students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help with any problems in accessing course materials.