National American University is a system of schools located throughout the United States. The school was originally known as the National College of Business, and was established in 1941 in Rapid City, Iowa. The school was purchased in 1962, and has experienced a large amount of growth and expansion in programs since that time.
Students who choose to attend National American University will be able to choose from a variety of program options which are aimed at preparing students for a career. These programs provide skill development and training, as well as a fundamental understanding of the field of study, in preparation for the application of what is learned in one’s chosen industry. The faculty typically has experience in their chosen field, and they provide practical as well as traditional education opportunities for students. Graduates will receive a diploma, associate’s degree, bachelors or masters based on their program of study.
Programs offered include:
- Business Administration
- Criminal Justice
- Pharmacy Technician
NAU also provides graduates with career placement services to assist in the finding of employment after completion of a program.
Ellsworth Air Force Base Location
The Ellsworth Air Force Base branch of National American University is located at 1000 Ellsworth Street, Suite 2400b. This campus has a graduating class size which is close to twenty-nine students annually. This location offers services for students in the form of career pathway assistance for students in need of help, remedial education courses for program or licensure preparation, and job placement options for students after graduation. You can learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting national.edu.
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Security and Protective Services
*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
Once scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are calculated, the expected average cost for students at this school is $15,700. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The financial details shown on this page are an approximation. The actual costs may differ, please contact this school for more information.
Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.
Tuition & Fees Information
- The estimated tuition range is around $6,000-$7,200 per year
- For part-time students, charges are between $170-$200 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||67%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||67%||$2,602|
|Receiving Student Loans||33%||$3,666|
Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 21%.
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to National American University – Ellsworth AFB Extension.
- National American University - Rapid City in Rapid City, SD (9 miles away)
- College America - Cheyenne in Cheyenne, WY (224 miles away)
- College America - Fort Collins in Fort Collins, CO (270 miles away)