Military - Admissions for military students transferring SOC or community college credits to National University

Secure your future

National University has been named one of America's Top Military-Friendly
Colleges and Universities.

National University has a commitment to military education that includes special tuition rates for service members, flexible class scheduling during deployments and online and on-base degree programs so military students can attend classes without disrupting their duties. A dedicated military admissions staff provides answers and support, and National's Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success offers a one-stop service center that provides guidance and assistance, including peer counseling from other veteran students, to veterans returning to school.

National also offers reduced tuition to dependents of active service members, Department of Defense employees and civilian contractors.

National University is a recipient of the Ray Ehrensberger Award for excellence in military education and has been named one of America's Top Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities by Military Advanced Education magazine.

In addition to being accredited by WASC, National University is:

  • Approved to train veterans under Title 38, U.S. Code (GI Bill)
  • A participant in the Servicemembers Opportunity College network (SOC)
  • Approved for Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy and U.S. government tuition assistance
  • Able to accept DSST tests offered through military voluntary education programs

Your Credits Count

National University belongs to the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC) Consortium, which means your coursework is completely transferable to any other SOC institution. This way, if you relocate and must take courses at another SOC institution, you can feel confident knowing that all of your National University coursework will be accepted.

Convenient On-Base Locations in San Diego and San Bernardino counties:

  • Naval Base San Diego
  • Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Center San Diego
  • Naval Base Coronado
  • Naval Air Station North Island
  • Naval Hospital San Diego
  • Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton
  • Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego
  • Marine Corps Air Station Miramar
  • Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms

Please view our list of regional campus locations.

To learn more about the educational programs and financial assistance available to veterans, service members or dependents, fill out the form to be connected to a military admissions advisor.