National American University

country rank  1092
world rank  2959

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University Overview

Founded in 1941, National American University is a for-profit private multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Rapid City (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Dakota. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Colorado Springs, Denver, Overland Park, Wichita, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Roseville, Independence, Zona Rosa, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Ellsworth AFB, Sioux Falls, Watertown, Austin. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, National American University (NAU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. National American University (NAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 79 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy This higher education institution has an open admission policy. NAU 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym NAU
Founded 1941
Motto Quality higher education in a caring and supportive environment
Colours Royal blue and white

University Location

Address 5301 Mount Rushmore Road
Rapid City
80222-3308 South Dakota
United States
Tel +1 (800) 209 0182
Fax +1 (605) 721 5240
Other locations Colorado Springs, Denver, Overland Park, Wichita, Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Roseville, Independence, Zona Rosa, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Ellsworth AFB, Sioux Falls, Watertown, Austin

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 4775 Indian School Road Northeast, Suite 200
Albuquerque 87110
(505) 265 7517

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type For-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to National American University's Library
National American University-Rapid City's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 3 physical volumes and 98 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Dlorah Inc.
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Academic Structure

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