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National University

11355 North Torrey Pines Road

La Jolla, CA 92037-1011

United States

Telephone: 858-642-8000

URL: http://www.nu.edu

Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Barbara Gross Davis

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning. https://www.nu.edu/student-achievement/

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: February 14, 2020

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1975

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1977

Undergraduate FTE: 5,315

Graduate FTE: 7,333

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Multi-institution System

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Quarter

Distributes Financial Aid: Yes

RoleNameTitleEmail
Accreditation Liaison OfficerJoseph HoeyVice Provost for Academic Servicesjhoey@nu.edu
Board of Directors ChairE. RiceCEO and Medical Director, Lifewellness Institutelee@mylwi.com
Chief Academic OfficerGangaram SinghExecutive Vice President & Provostgsingh@nu.edu
Chief Executive OfficerRandy FrischInterim Presidentrfrisch@nu.edu
Chief Financial OfficerJen KeyesChief Financial Officerjenkeyessd@gmail.com
Director Institutional ResearchJoseph HoeyVice Provost for Academic Servicesjhoey@nu.edu
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
114603029 Palms29 PalmsBranch CampusActive
01146032BakersfieldBakersfieldBranch CampusActive
CAOFF-06 One CircleVenturaAdditionalActive
01146018COFF-031 – Footprints Behavioral Health CorporatioSanta AnaAdditionalActive
COFF-37 Creative Solutions for HopeGarden GroveAdditionalActive
01146032FOFF-017 – Porterville CollegePortervilleAdditionalActive
01146021FOFF-10 – Tulare City School DistrictTulareAdditionalActive
01146021FresnoFresnoBranch CampusActive
01146019IOFF-3 – Los Angeles Sheriff 11515 S. ColimaWhittierAdditionalActive
1146019IOFF-32 + 34 – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s DepartMonterey ParkAdditionalActive
01146019IOFF-58 – Santa Monica CollegeSanta MonicaAdditionalActive
1146019IOFF-73 – City of Monterey ParkMonterey ParkAdditionalActive
IOFF-77 Cerritos Community College LocationNorwalkAdditionalActive
01146019Los AngelesLos AngelesBranch CampusActive
Military – Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Learning Center (Miramar)San DiegoAdditionalActive
Military – Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Learning CenterCamp PendletonAdditionalActive
Military – Marine Corps Recruit Depot Learning Center (MCRD)San DiegoAdditionalActive
Military – Naval Base San Diego Learning Center (32nd Street)San DiegoAdditionalActive
Military – Naval Medical Learning Center (Naval Hospital)San DiegoAdditionalActive
01146000National UniversityLa JollaMain CampusActive
01146039ONTOFF-7 – Jurupa Unified School DistrictMira LomaAdditionalActive
1146039ONTOFF-8 Behavioral Autism TherapiesOntarioAdditionalActive
ONTOFF-9 – San Bernardino City USDSan BernardinoAdditionalActive
01146042OxnardOxnardBranch CampusActive
01146031ROFF-14 – Shasta County Office of EducationReddingAdditionalActive
01146012Rancho BernardoSan DiegoBranch CampusActive
01146025Rancho CordovaRancho CordovaBranch CampusActive
01146031ReddingReddingBranch CampusActive
01146046RiversideRiversideBranch CampusActive
SDOF-57 + 58 San Diego District AttorneySan DiegoAdditionalActive
01146020SHOFF-4 & SHOFF-12 – College of the CanyonsSanta ClaritaAdditionalActive
01146020SHOFF-9 + SHOFF-13 A Change in TrajectoryVan Nuys or TarzanaAdditionalActive
01146026SJOF-16 – County of Santa ClaraSan JoseAdditionalActive
01146026SJOF-22 + 24 Santa Clara County Office of EducatioSan JoseAdditionalActive
01146026SJOF-25 – JFKU Pleasant Hill CampusPleasant HillAdditionalActive
SJOF-33 Sonoma County Office of EducationSanta RosaAdditionalActive
SOFF-15 Elk Grove Unified School DistrictElk GroveAdditionalActive
01146025SOFF-27 Advance KidsSacramentoAdditionalActive
01146025SOFF-30 – Sacramento County Office of EducationSacramentoAdditionalActive
San Diego – La MesaLa MesaBranch CampusActive
San Diego – South BayChula VistaBranch CampusActive
San Diego – Spectrum Business ParkSan DiegoBranch CampusActive
01146024StocktonStocktonBranch CampusActive
01146020WOFF-1 – Speech Language and Educational AssociateEncinoAdditionalActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Academic Certificate in Trauma StudiesNon-degree2021Distance Education
Associate of Arts in General EducationAssociate1991On-Site
Associate of Arts in General EducationAssociate2001Distance Education
Associate of Science in BusinessAssociate2012Distance Education
Associate of Science in BusinessAssociate2012On-Site
Associate of Science in General EducationAssociate2017Distance Education
Associate of Science in Human BiologyAssociate2012On-Site
Associate of Science in Paralegal StudiesAssociate2020Distance Education
Associate of Science in Paralegal StudiesAssociate2011On-Site
Bachelor Science in CybersecurityBachelors2016On-Site
Bachelor of Arts Integrative PsychologyBachelorsDistance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Developement w/ITL Prelim Multiple Sub CredBachelors2004Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Developement w/ITL Prelim Multiple Sub CredBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood EducationBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood EducationBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in EnglishBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in English w/SSMP & ITL Prelim SS CredentialBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in General StudiesBachelors2012Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in General StudiesBachelors1978On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Global StudiesBachelors1998Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in HistoryBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in HistoryBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Marketing & CommunicationBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Integrative PsychologyBachelors2017Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary StudiesBachelors1994On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies w/Prelim MS Teaching Cred.Bachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in ManagementBachelors1994On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in ManagementBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Political ScienceBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Pre-Law StudiesBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in PsychologyBachelors1998On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Social Science w/CA Prelim Single Subject CredentialBachelors2012Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in SociologyBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in SociologyBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Sport PsychologyBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Arts in Sports PsychologyBachelors2009Distance Education
Bachelor of Arts in Strategic CommunicationsBachelors2010Distance Education
Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelors1988On-Site
Bachelor of Business AdministrationBachelors1999Distance Education
Bachelor of Public AdministrationBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Public AdministrationBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science Financial ManagementBachelors2014Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in AccountancyBachelors1996On-Site
Bachelor of Science in AccountancyBachelors1996Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Allied HealthBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in BiologyBachelors2000On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory ScienceBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory ScienceBachelors2019On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors2004On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Computer ScienceBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Construction ManagementBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice AdministrationBachelors1981On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice AdministrationBachelors2000Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in CybersecurityBachelors2016Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in CybersecurityBachelors2017Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer EngineeringBachelors2017On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer EngineeringBachelors2014Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Financial ManagementBachelors1999On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare AdministrationBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare AdministrationBachelors2011Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementBachelors2012On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Information SystemsBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Information SystemsBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology ManagementBachelors2005Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology ManagementBachelors1996On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Design EngineeringBachelors2007Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Design EngineeringBachelors2008On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Accelerated Post-Bachelor Degree)Bachelors2004On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Generic Entry)Bachelors1999On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN Completion)Bachelors2004On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN Completion)Bachelors2004Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Organizational LeadershipBachelors2005On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Organizational LeadershipBachelors2006Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Paralegal StudiesBachelors2007On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Paralegal StudiesBachelors2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Public HealthBachelors2009On-Site
Bachelor of Science in Public HealthBachelors2012Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Radiation TherapyBachelors2011On-Site
Center for Creative Leadership Master of Business AdministrationMasters2021Distance Education
Certificate in Sport PsychologyNon-degree2021Distance Education
Clear Administrative Services Credential Induction ProgramNon-degree2010Distance Education
Digital Entertainment and Interactive ArtsBachelors2005Distance Education
Doctor of Clinical PsychologyProfessional Doctorate2021On-Site
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia PracticeProfessional Doctorate2019On-Site
Ed.D. Organizational InnovationProfessional Doctorate2019Distance Education
Emergency Medical Technician Certificate of CompletionNon-degree2011On-Site
Graduate Certificate in BankingNon-degree2020Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education Add-On AuthorizationNon-degree2010Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Forensic and Crime Scene InvestigationsNon-degree2010Distance Education
Graduate Certificate in Health InformaticsNon-degree2010Distance Education
Inspired Teaching and Learning Preliminary Credential and Intern OptionBachelors2007On-Site
Licensed Vocational Nurse CertificateNon-degree2010On-Site
Master of AccountancyMasters2008On-Site
Master of AccountancyMasters2009Distance Education
Master of Arts in Consciousness & Transformative StudiesMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts in Counseling PsychologyMasters2019Distance Education
Master of Arts in Counseling PsychologyMasters1978On-Site
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (JFKU track)Masters2021On-Site
Master of Arts in EducationMasters2020Distance Education
Master of Arts in EnglishMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Arts in Human BehaviorMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Arts in Human BehaviorMasters1982On-Site
Master of Arts in Human Resource ManagementMasters1983On-Site
Master of Arts in Human Resource ManagementMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Arts in Performance PsychologyMasters2011Distance Education
Master of Arts in Performance PsychologyMasters2011On-Site
Master of Arts in PsychologyMasters2021On-Site
Master of Arts in Social Emotional LearningMasters2020Distance Education
Master of Arts in Sport PsychologyMasters2021Distance Education
Master of Arts in Strategic CommunicationsMasters2008Distance Education
Master of Business AdministrationMasters2004Distance Education
Master of Business AdministrationMasters1974On-Site
Master of Criminal JusticeMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Early Childhood EducationMasters2020On-Site
Master of Early Childhood EducationMasters2018Distance Education
Master of Education in Inspired Teaching & Learning w/Prelim CredMasters2001On-Site
Master of Education in Inspired Teaching & Learning w/Prelim CredMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Mild/ModerateMasters2001On-Site
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Mild/ModerateMasters2001Distance Education
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Mod/SevereMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Education in Special Education w/Prelim Ed Spec Cred: Mod/SevereMasters2001On-Site
Master of Fine Arts in Creative WritingMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Fine Arts in Professional ScreenwritingMasters2009Distance Education
Master of Healthcare AdministrationMasters2011Distance Education
Master of Healthcare AdministrationMasters2008On-Site
Master of Public AdministrationMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Public AdministrationMasters1979On-Site
Master of Public HealthMasters2009On-Site
Master of Public HealthMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Science in Applied Behavior AnalysisMasters2016On-Site
Master of Science in Applied Behavior AnalysisMasters2016Distance Education
Master of Science in Applied School LeadershipMasters2008On-Site
Master of Science in Computer ScienceMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Science in Computer ScienceMasters2003On-Site
Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information AssuranceMasters2000On-Site
Master of Science in Cybersecurity and Information AssuranceMasters2011Distance Education
Master of Science in Data ScienceMasters2015Distance Education
Master of Science in Data ScienceMasters2015On-Site
Master of Science in Educational Administration w/Prelim Cred OptionMasters2001Distance Education
Master of Science in Educational Administration w/Prelim Cred OptionMasters1987On-Site
Master of Science in Educational CounselingMasters1988On-Site
Master of Science in Educational CounselingMasters2013Distance Education
Master of Science in Educational Counseling w/ PPSP CredentialMasters1999On-Site
Master of Science in Educational Counseling w/ PPSP CredentialMasters2013Distance Education
Master of Science in Educational and Instructional TechnologyMasters2006Distance Education
Master of Science in Engineering ManagementMasters2005On-Site
Master of Science in Engineering ManagementMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Science in Forensic SciencesMasters1980On-Site
Master of Science in Forensic SciencesMasters2001Distance Education
Master of Science in Health InformaticsMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Science in Higher Education AdministrationMasters2012Distance Education
Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementMasters2016Distance Education
Master of Science in Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementMasters2016On-Site
Master of Science in MarketingMasters2019Distance Education
Master of Science in Marketing (onsite)Masters2020On-Site
Master of Science in Nurse AnesthesiaMasters2012On-Site
Master of Science in NursingMasters2015Distance Education
Master of Science in Nursing with Family Nurse Practitioner SpecializationMasters2015Distance Education
Master of Science in Organizational LeadershipMasters2003On-Site
Master of Science in Organizational LeadershipMasters2005Distance Education
Master of Science in School PsychologyMasters1999On-Site
Master of Science in School PsychologyMasters2014Distance Education
Master of Science in School Psychology w/PPSP CredentialMasters2013Distance Education
Master of Science in School Psychology w/PPSP CredentialMasters1999On-Site
Paralegal Specialist Certificate – CorporationsNon-degree2020Distance Education
Paralegal Specialist Certificate with Corporations SpecializationNon-degree2010On-Site
Paralegal Specialist Certificate with Criminal Law SpecializationNon-degree2010On-Site
Paralegal Specialist Certificate with Litigation SpecializationNon-degree2010On-Site
Paralegal Specialist Certificate – Criminal LawNon-degree2020Distance Education
Paralegal Specialist Certificate – LitigationNon-degree2020Distance Education
Post-Graduate Family Nurse Practitioner CertificateNon-degree2017Distance Education
Post-Graduate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner CertificateNon-degree2017Distance Education
Preliminary Administration Services CredentialNon-degree2010On-Site
Preliminary Education Specialist Credential: Mild/Moderate DisabilitiesNon-degree2010Distance Education
Preliminary Education Specialist Credential: Moderate/Severe DisabilitiesNon-degree2010Distance Education
Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching CredentialNon-degree2010Distance Education
Preliminary Single Subject Teaching CredentialNon-degree2010Distance Education
Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School CounselingNon-degree2010Distance Education
Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School PsychologyNon-degree2010Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse CounselingNon-degree2010Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate in Alternative Dispute ResolutionNon-degree2010Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate in BankingNon-degree2020Distance Education
Undergraduate Certificate in Criminal Justice AdministrationNon-degree2010Distance Education
University Internship Teaching Credential for Multiple SubjectNon-degree2010On-Site
University Internship Teaching Credential for Single SubjectNon-degree2010On-Site
University Internship for Education Specialist Credential: Mild/Moderate DisabilNon-degree2010On-Site
University Internship for Education Specialist Credential: Moderate/Severe DisabNon-degree2010On-Site
University Internship for Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School CounseliNon-degree2010On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Fall2023Special Visit
Spring2029Offsite Review
Fall2029Accreditation Visit