National Defense University: Admissions, Rankings

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National Defense University is a graduate-level military institution that provides advanced education for military personnel and naval forces. The university served as a consolidation of the intellectual resources and joint higher education of the national defense community following the joining of the following colleges: Armed Forces Staff College, the National War College, and the Army Industrial College. From its inception, the university grew to include other defense colleges, with the College of International Security Affairs as its newest addition in 2002.

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National Defense University Admissions

In this section, we will go over the admissions at National Defense University. To apply to National Defense University, it is essential that you follow the application procedure found in these pages:

Master's Tuition Fees

The master's tuition fee at National Defense University is from 0 USD to 26,400 USD per year for domestic students and 26,400 USD per year for international students.

Tuition Fee Pages

Here are the official tuition fee pages where we got the information from. Check out these pages for more information on tuition fee of National Defense University:


Here are the world rankings of National Defense University from reputable ranking sources:

  • EduRank: #1483 in the World
  • UniRank: #1282 in the World

Master's Courses

Here are some of the Master's courses at National Defense University that are being offered:

  • Government Information Leadership
  • Strategic Security Studies

You can take a look at complete list of master's courses at National Defense University in the Master's Courses Page