National American University

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What They’re Known For

In 1941, NAU opened its first campus in Rapid City, South Dakota, and has since grown to a multi-campus institution, near major cities like Minneapolis, Denver, Dallas, Austin, and Kansas City. Its mission is to prepare a diversity of students for technical and professional careers by providing quality education in a caring and supportive environment. What sets NAU apart: flexible class scheduling, dedicated career advisors, and experienced faculty.

Unique Opportunities

  • NAU is committed to preparing you for a rewarding career directly out of college by offering degrees that are highly in-demand.
  • You may be able to finish your degree in less time than you think! NAU offers some very unique scheduling opportunities: year-round classes, multiple start dates, evening and weekend classes, an inverted curriculum (e.g. starting your major your first year), and programs that combine online and in-classroom learning.
  • A career management class assists you in preparing your resume and portfolio, developing job interview and job search techniques, and networking strategies. NAU staff helps you seek job placement even before graduation.

Why We Love National American University

  • National American University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission - - 800-621-7440.
  • NAU was awarded the coveted 2014 Military Friendly Schools® designation.