National Defense University

country rank  648
world rank  2119

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University Overview

Established in 1976, National Defense University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small town of Fort Lesley J McNair (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), District of Columbia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, National Defense University (NDU) is a coeducational higher education institution. National Defense University (NDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Acronym NDU
Founded 1976

University Location

Address 62, 300 5th Avenue
Fort Lesley J McNair (population range: 2,500-9,999)
20319 District of Columbia
United States
T +1 (202) 685 4700
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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Not reported
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to National Defense University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018