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National University Customer Services is a Mess

Education Technology - August 9, 2012
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First let me explain that I have attended University of Phoenix prior to going to National U. What National makes up in better academics it lacks in customer service. They are never available to deal with you on the same day. It takes them over 48 hours to respond to questions and one must often call/e-mail several times or threaten to speak to supervisors. Also,they lack the organization to speak between offices (example, Financial Aid and Academic advisors are never on the same page.) Finally, never expect that they inform you that they require information, forms filled, etc. until a lock has been placed on your account.

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Digital Cinema MFA

Education Technology - February 7, 2011
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Ugh, what a mess. Most of the instructors aren't qualified to teach their subjects and the classes were awful: poorly organized, several editions of each class had bits left on the classroom so it was hard to tell what was due and when, instructors were totally uninterested in the classes-sometimes not giving a single grade till the end. Financial Aid has zero idea of what it's doing. Everyone tells you something different. No one is ionterested in helping the student (customer!) There are better choices out there.

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Intense and Worth It!!!

Education Technology - May 15, 2010
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I have been to Navy Post Grad, SDSU, SDCC and now NU--- I am very pleased with their program. The school is very well organized and has an excellent online program. It is more demanding than my previous schools but more bang for the buck. I have taken 8 classes and I walked away from each of them feeling satisfied. Some of their teachers also work in the field they teach(professionals) and integrate experience in the class. I couldn't be more pleased.

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Good Experience

Education Technology - October 28, 2008
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I earned four degrees (an undergraduate [BPA-CJ] and three [MA/HRM, MA/MGT, & MPA] graduate) from National University while stationed in San Diego, CA. with the U.S. Navy in the early to mid 1990s. Ivy League it's not, but a solid education it is. Ninety-five percent of my Instructors were working professionals who brought great experience to the classroom; approximately 50% had earned terminal degrees. Five percent of the Instructors were, well, not so great, but I think that's the nature of any educational institution; however, now were malicious. My National University experience allowed me to later pursue a MBA in finance, and later an Ed.D in Organizational Leadership from reputable regionally accredited brick and mortar schools. I now have my own LLC, teach undergraduate and graduate studies as an adjunct at two universities in multiple academic disciplines, and attempt to give my students all the support and learning opportunities I was given by NU Instructors and Staff. Like most things in life, you get out of only what you put into any endeavor. National University was a great starting point for me and it has served me well.

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Excellent

Education Technology - April 16, 2008
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Excellent from start to finish! I received my MA in English from National University. The professors were great, and the material was very challenging. I encourage you to consider this university.

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False Advertising

Education Technology - November 20, 2007
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National University promises superior level of education, compassion, mutual respect, encouragement, support within classroom walls, facilitate educational access & academic excellence through exceptional management of operations. I did not receive any of the above mentioned they promised. The instructor did not provide any info on how to submit assignments but reserved the right to take points off which does not promote academic excellence nor it is superior level of education. When questioned about it, he attacked me on a personal level which cannot be called mutual respect. I was told no matter what I do I should not expect an A, which can’t be called encouragement or support. The instructor was unresponsive & did not provide feedback so that I could learn from my supposed mistakes, which does not demonstrate support or exceptional management. When I let National University know about the situation they told me that their teachers are “not required to give feedback on student submitted work”. Then, may I ask how we suppose to learn or verify that the teacher would be correct? I would never enroll in this University and would take the enormous amount of money education cost somewhere else.

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