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Fast Facts

Academic Structure

College of Arts and Sciences
School of Business and Management
School of Education and Leadership


123 total full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty
Student-to-faculty ratio (FTE): 11 to 1
Average class size: 16

Programs Offered

21 Undergraduate degrees
14 Master's degrees (includes online programs)
4 Credentials
1 Doctoral degree

Fall 2013 Enrollment

2030 full- and part-time students
1213 undergraduates, 67% female, 33% male
817 graduate students, 75% female, 25% male
32 states and 28 countries represented

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office serves students seeking financial assistance and provides information to students and parents regarding the financial aid process. During 2012-13, $35 million in financial aid was awarded, including over $9 million in NDNU scholarships and grants, and $4 million in scholarships and grants from other sources.

Intercollegiate Athletics

Men: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse and soccer
Women: basketball, cross country, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball

NCAA Division II, Pacific West Conference


The 50-acre campus is located in Belmont, just south of San Francisco next to Silicon Valley.
1500 Ralston Avenue, Belmont, CA 94002-1908

University Accreditation

Fully accredited by Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)


NDNU's mascot, the Argonaut, is named in honor of Jason and the Argonauts, mythical brave explorers who searched for the Golden Fleece during ancient times.