Founded in 1971, National University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of La Jolla (population range: 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited/recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, National University (NU) is a large (enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National University (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This HE institution does not have a selective admission policy. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. NU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.