National University (119605)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$13,320
2022 Average Net Price
$30,527
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.19%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
18,631
61.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
22.2%
2 Graduates

About

National University (119605) is a higher education institution located in San Diego County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at National University (119605) were General Education (944 degrees awarded), Applied Behavior Analysis (732 degrees), and General Special Education & Teaching (361 degrees).

In 2022, 6,315 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at National University (119605). 67.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,200 degrees), 1.11 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1,983 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at National University (119605) is $13,320, which is $−10,676 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at National University (119605) is $13,320, which is $−10,676 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,527.

In 2022, 75% of undergraduate students attending National University (119605) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 24% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$13,320
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at National University (119605) was $13,320. The cost of tuition at National University (119605) is $−10,676 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$30,527
2022 Value
206%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 National University (119605) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,527. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of National University (119605) grew by 206%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,253
Room and Board
$1,125
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at National University (119605) was of $17,253 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.06% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,125. The cost of books and supplies increased by 4.17% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
24%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

75% of undergraduate students at National University (119605) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 317% with respect to 2021, when 18% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.19%
2019 Default Rate
75
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at National University (119605) was 1.19%, which represents 75 out of the 6326 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

National University (119605) had a total enrollment of 18,631 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at National University (119605) is 11,457 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,174. This means that 61.5% of students enrolled at National University (119605) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at National University (119605), both undergraduate and graduate, is 34.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.1% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 7.34% Asian, 5.2% Two or More Races, 0.789% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.365% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at National University (119605) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (17.4%), followed by White Female (17%) and White Male (14.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (27%), followed by White Female (23.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (9.16%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at National University (119605) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18,631 students. The full-time enrollment at National University (119605) is 11,457 and the part-time enrollment is 7,174. This means that 61.5% of students enrolled at National University (119605) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at National University (119605) was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), National University (119605) had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    6,414 enrolled students
  2. White
    5,793 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    1,992 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at National University (119605) is 34.4% Hispanic or Latino, 31.1% White, 10.7% Black or African American, 7.34% Asian, 5.2% Two or More Races, 0.789% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.365% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,874 students (10.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 2,223 more women than men received degrees from National University (119605). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at National University (119605) is white (2,200 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1983 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at National University (119605) is General Education (944 degrees awarded), followed by Applied Behavior Analysis (732 degrees) and General Special Education & Teaching (361 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at National University (119605), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (1,284 degrees awarded), Education (2,026 degrees), and English (159 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National University (119605) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,734,716 people), Secondary school teachers (522,434 people), Education administrators (337,356 people), Social workers, all other (293,717 people), and Other managers (275,274 people).

The most specialized majors at National University (119605) in 2022 are Psychology (1,284 degrees awarded), Education (2,026 degrees), English (159 degrees), Protective Services (372 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National University (119605) are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at National University (119605) are Psychology (1,284 degrees awarded), Education (2,026 degrees), English (159 degrees), Protective Services (372 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at National University (119605) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,246,511 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (520,162 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (452,229 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (364,244 people), and Individual & family services (294,979 people).

The most specialized majors at National University (119605) are Psychology (1,284 degrees awarded), Education (2,026 degrees), English (159 degrees), Protective Services (372 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (113 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by National University (119605).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 944 degrees awarded
  2. 732 degrees awarded
  3. 361 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at National University (119605) was General Education with 944 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

2,046
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
4,269
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 2,046 degrees were awarded to men at National University (119605), which is 0.479 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (4,269).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 247 degrees were awarded to men at National University (119605) in General Education, which is 0.354 times less than the 697 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 697 degrees were awarded to men at National University (119605) in General Education, which is 2.82 times more than the 247 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

4%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 4% of students graduating from National University (119605) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 46% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (0%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at National University (119605) is Male and Asian (0% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 50% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,200 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,983 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    517 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at National University (119605) is white (2,200 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (1983 degrees).

10.3% of degree recipients (650 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,488 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Female
    1,394 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    712 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at National University (119605) is white female (1,488 degrees awarded). There were 1.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino female (1394 degrees).

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Operations

National University (119605) has an endowment valued at nearly $1.21B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−13.2%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, National University (119605) had a total salary expenditure of 272M. National University (119605) employs 169 Professors, 84 Associate professors and 70 Assistant professors. Most academics at National University (119605) are Female Professor (89), Male Professor (80), and Female Assistant professor (50).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at National University (119605) are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 900 employees, Management, with 449 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 255 employees.

Endowment

$1.21B
2022 Endowment
14.6%
decline from 2021

National University (119605) has an endowment valued at about $1.21B, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of National University (119605) declined 14.6% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.16B higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$84.3M
2022 Salaries
1.33%
decline from 2021

In 2022, National University (119605) paid a median of $84.3M in salaries, which represents 31% of their overall expenditure ($272M) and a 1.33% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.5M
Instructional Salaries
336
Number of Employees

In 2022, National University (119605) paid a total of $32.5M to 336 employees working as instructors, which represents 38.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
169 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
900 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at National University (119605) were Professor with 169 employees, Associate professor with 84 employees, and Assistant professor with 70 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at National University (119605) were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 900 employees, Management with 449 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 255 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at National University (119605) was Female Professor with 89 employees, Male Professor with 80 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 50 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at National University (119605).

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