National College is a system of thirty schools across six states that offer career education in high demand fields. The school was formed in 1886 in Roanoke, Virginia and was originally known as National Business College. Mergers with Kentucky College of Business and Fugazzi College expanded the school, creating the foundations for the current system. The school also offers night and weekend courses for individuals who require more flexible scheduling options. A number of online programs are also available through the school’s distance learning program.
National College provides education in a number of areas. Students will choose the program that best suits his or her needs, receiving training and education from qualified and experienced professionals dedicated to student skills development and training. Programs prepare students for entry into the workforce, though the length of a program may vary based on the level of education pursued.
- Network Administration
- Medical Assisting
The Salem branch of National College is located at 1813 E Main St. Close to 550 students graduate from this campus annually. This location provides services for students in the form of flexible scheduling for those with irregular schedules, post-graduation job placement opportunities, and remedial education classes for licensure preparation or admissions requirements. Students may learn more, including the school's consumer disclosures, by visiting www.an.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
Legal Professions and Studies
*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 estimates and should be treated as informational tools only, contact the school for official information.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
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 $13,000 per year
- Per unit charges are around $350 for part time students
- Required fees: $57
Graduate Courses - Tuition Details
- Annual tuition for graduate students is estimated to range between $9,600-$12,000
- Part time students are estimated to pay about $400 to $480 per unit
- Required fees for graduate students are around $38
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||100%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||98%||$5,370|
|Receiving Student Loans||95%||$6,872|
Other Career Colleges
The list of nearby schools has been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to National College – Salem.
- Skyline College - Roanoke in Roanoke, VA (4 miles away)
- Miller - Motte Technical College in Roanoke, VA (5 miles away)
- Valley College - Princeton in Princeton, WV (59 miles away)
- Valley College - Beckley in Beckley, WV (72 miles away)
- West Virginia Junior College - Charleston in Charleston, WV (114 miles away)