Private Colleges & Universities

Prepare yourself for a professional career in the field of your choice! Find success and a job in some of the fastest growing careers. Whether you’re looking to attend a school on-campus or get your degree online, the private universities and colleges of the Central Valley may have what you’re looking for.

Alliant University

A private not-for-profit institution that prepares students for professional careers of service and leadership. Alliant offers students a choice of five schools leading to degrees in the professions of psychologyforensic studieseducationbusiness and the law and operating across seven California campuses (Fresno, Irvine, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and two in San Francisco) and internationally in Mexico City with additional programs in Tokyo and Hong Kong.

While all the schools within the Alliant family are distinctive, Alliant’s schools are united by a common commitment to “professional practice”.

National University

National University is the second-largest, private, non-profit institution of higher learning in California.

Since 1971, National University has been dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging, and relevant to a diverse student population. As a nonprofit institution, National University invests in its students by providing them with quality educational instruction and learning technologies, superior faculty, and exemplary student services.

National University has five schools and one college, including:

  • School of Business and Management
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering, Technology and Media
  • School of Health and Human Services
  • School of Professional Studies
  • College of Letters and Sciences