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Transfer Information

Transfer Your Credits to National University

At National University, we know how far you’ve come and how hard you’ve worked for your college credits. That’s why we make the process of transferring to NU as simple and streamlined as possible.

NU’s generous transfer credit policy ensures you receive proper credit and program placement for the coursework you have completed at your former university or college. We have established credit transfer agreements with community colleges nationwide. In California alone, we have partnered with 116 community colleges. These articulation agreements simplify the transfer process, making it easier for you to transition to National University and continue your educational journey.

Here’s why NU is the top choice for transfer students from universities, colleges, and community colleges nationwide:

  • Over 190+ degree, credential, and certificate programs offered online, in person, or a combination of both
  • Four-week classes with year-round enrollment, so you can start sooner and finish faster
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Dedicated support from academic and career advisors, faculty, and a host of student resources
  • Yellow Ribbon university with tuition discounts for military personnel and their dependents

Contact an admissions advisor today to learn more about transferring to NU.

Transfer Overview

Transfer Credits

National University provides a quick summary of how your course credits from other universities, colleges, and community colleges will transfer to our programs. You can also contact an admissions advisor for more transfer credits information.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Select the course equivalency link below.
  2. Select your previous school(s) and classes completed.
  3. Click ‘view my list’ to see your list of transfer credits.

Credit for Prior Learning

National University is dedicated to supporting adult learners from a wide variety of backgrounds. Recognizing that all students come to us with different experiences and knowledge, NU is proud to offer prior learning credit for applicable, measurable, non-traditional learning, such as military training and experience, non-collegiate training programs, advanced high school courses, career experience, and self-development. Learn more.

Associate Degree for Transfer Scholarship

Transfer students who have recently earned their California Community College Transferable Associate of Arts (AA), Transferable Associate of Science (AS), or Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) (Associate degrees that use the CSU Breadth or IGETC patterns as general education for degree completion) are eligible for National University’s CCC-ADT Transfer Scholarship. Through this scholarship, students can complete a bachelor’s degree in 90 quarter units or less and pay just $7,000 per year* for tuition. Transfer students who have recently earned a transferable associate degree from a California community college are also eligible for this transfer pricing. Contact an admissions advisor to learn more about the scholarship.

View our full list of transfer-friendly bachelor’s programs and read through our FAQ’s for more information.

*Assumes eight courses per year at $880 per course (max 20 courses)

Transfer to Success Scholarship

Qualified California or Nevada community college students, or students from another approved out-of-state community college transferring to National University are eligible for the Transfer to Success Scholarship – an award of up to $5,000. Learn more about the Transfer to Success Scholarship.