The National Hispanic University (NHU)

14271 Story Rd, San Jose, CA

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The National Hispanic University operates as a four year career school, which offers training and education opportunities for its students in San Jose and surrounding areas. Over 390 students have attended and received a degree in the last few years with a graduation rate of around 18%. NHU offers several programs to choose from. Listed below are the more popular programs offered:

  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Liberal Arts
  • Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Business Administration

To support students and graduates, The National Hispanic University may offer support services including:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities has accredited the instruction & training provided by The National Hispanic University for over eleven straight years. To read more and get consumer disclosures, please visit

Programs Offered

Below is a list of areas of study that may be available for students. Any linked program will direct you to the respective program's profile page which provides general educational requirements and possible career paths.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies


Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

*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

The net cost of this school is close to $10,100 annually, after the various types of aid, including scholarships and grants, are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance visit the net price calculator. Students in need of financial assistance can get more information through the school's financial aid department, by calling (408) 254-2708. 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

Undergraduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $8,700 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $330 to $390 per credit hour
  • Required fees for full-time students: $320

Graduate Courses - Tuition Details

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $6,400-$7,700 for graduate students
  • Part time students are estimated to pay about $360 to $430 per unit
  • Required fees for graduate students are around $320

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 StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid89%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships75%$5,976
Receiving Student Loans38%$4,273

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2012 was around 3%.

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