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Why should students join National University?

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    Founded in 1971, National University has grown to over 25,000 students and 180,000 alumni worldwide, many of whom serve in helping industries such as business, education, health care, cybersecurity, and law and criminal justice.

    Various Programs
    NU offers more than 75 degrees and over 200 different programs for students to choose from. Whether students would like to start a career or make a change, NU’s degrees are there for direct impact. As a pioneer in online education, NU has offered online classes for over 20 years and classes on campuses in California and Nevada and on military bases nationwide. What is unique in NU is the Workforce Education Solutions Training & Development. Workforce Education Solutions Training & Development at NU offers a range of personal, professional, and academic learning opportunities by providing innovative and relevant programs in an evolving global environment. Students will be able to gain a competitive edge by learning the latest career tools and leadership skills.

    Flexible Study Schedule
    NU understands that student’s life might not be limited to a regular weekday schedule. That is why NU offers 100% online classes, as well as campus-based programs. Apart from that, NU also offers flexible four-week courses designed to help students reach their goals while balancing busy lives. Whether attending classes at one of over 20 campus locations or taking flexible online courses, students will be able to find a program that is perfect for them and their career goals.

    Generous Financial Support
    As part of the commitment to providing affordable higher education opportunities, NU is investing $30 million in the Opportunity Scholarship. Except for the Opportunity Scholarship, NU also offers various financial support to both domestic and international students. Through NU scholarship offerings, eligible students can reduce the financial burden of college, start classes sooner, and finish their programs faster while focusing on achieving their goals.

    Multiple Career Support
    NU provides various opportunities and resources to help students smoothly transfer from a student to a professional and eventually fulfill their career goals.
    • Career Counseling
    • Salary Negotiation
    • Employer Information Sessions
    • Resume and Cover Letter Review
    • Online Job Portal
    • Career Fairs
    • Interviewing Techniques and Mock Interviews
    • Career Exploration and Assessments
    • Online Workshops
    The Career Services team will help students find their unique potential for success and deliver career development skills. Students will benefit from various workshops, exceptional support, expanded employment opportunities, and community partnerships. What is more helpful is that careers Services are available both in-person and online. Students can feel free to choose the approach that works better for them. In addition, NU’s job portal provides a platform for students to connect with employers and enables them to apply for open positions and internship opportunities easily.

    Interested in starting your study journey at National University? Check Global Study Guide for more information about student life, programs, and international student support and register a free account to apply today!
    About the educator
    With over 25,000 students and 180,000 alumni worldwide, National University offers over 75 programs and flexible four-week classes to help students reach their goals while balancing busy lives. As a pioneer in online education, NU has offered online classes for over 20 years. National University is the flagship institution of the National University System. In addition to National University, the National University System's affiliates are Northcentral University, City University of Seattle, National University Virtual High School, part of the Division of Pre-College Programs, and Sanford Education Programs at National University.