National University System

Meeting the emerging challenges and demands of education in the 21st century

Sydney H., Jordan L., and Norm D. Class of 2018

3 Universities

NUS affiliates include National University, Northcentral University, and City University of Seattle.

3 Sanford Programs

Our nonprofit programs include Harmony SEL, Inspire Teaching & Learning, and Fundraising Academy Cause Selling Education.

45,000 Students

National University System currently serves over 45,000 students nationwide and around the world.

250,000 Alumni

National University System has a network of over 250,000 alumni from around the world.

11M Impacted

Harmony SEL has impacted over 10.9 million children, and Inspire Teaching & Learning has impacted over 636,000 teachers.

About National University System

Established in 2001, National University System (NUS) is comprised of accredited university and education-related affiliates and initiatives that, together, endeavor to provide an exceptional student experience to lifelong learners. The nonprofit system is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of a diverse population of lifelong learners, including Pre-K-12 students, and working professionals.

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National University

NU, a veteran-founded nonprofit, provides accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners, offering on-campus and online programs with four-week classes.

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Northcentral University

NCU is an accredited online and graduate-focused university serving professionals globally through a unique one-to-one online learning format.

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City University of Seattle

CityU offers flexible online, on-site, and performance-based programs, emphasizing master’s and doctoral degrees for working adults and transfer students.

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Workforce Education Solutions

WES partners with industry leaders across the country to provide customized educational solutions for workforce development in high-demand fields.

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National Education Partners

NEP collaborates with education institutions to provide comprehensive support services.

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News and Highlights

National University Teacher of the Year Recipient Receives...

Alejandro Diasgranados of Aiton Elementary School in Washington, D.C. selected from more than 51 state winners as 2020 National University Teacher Award winner. WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the National University Teacher Award (NUTA) announced that Alejandro Diasgranados, a fourth and... Read More

National University Teams Up with the Center for...

Through a collaboration with a top global leadership development provider, National University launches a new type of MBA combining traditional management with next generation leadership training LA JOLLA, CALIF. (February 24, 2021) -- National University, a nonprofit institution with 50... Read More

New Law Enforcement Courses Train Officers on Community...

National University launches new courses to help policing to improve public safety and wellness in California communities La Jolla, CA - National University, a nonprofit university celebrating its 50-year history of serving working adult learners, educators, and veterans, today announced... Read More