National University has offices and classrooms in Kearny Mesa’s Spectrum Business Park. Parent National University System is acquiring Northcentral University. Photo courtesy of National University System

National University has offices and classrooms in Kearny Mesa’s Spectrum Business Park. Parent National University System is acquiring Northcentral University. Photo courtesy of National University System

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Chancellor: Michael R. Cunningham

Revenue: $229.2 million in fiscal 2016 (latest available data); $232.2 million in fiscal 2015

No. of local employees: Undisclosed

Headquarters: La Jolla

Year founded: 2001; its flagship school, National University, was founded in 1971

Nonprofit organization description: Private educational institution

NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY

CEO: George Burnett

Revenue: Undisclosed

No. of local employees: Undisclosed

Investors: Falcon Investment Advisors LLC, Rockbridge Growth Equity

Headquarters: San Diego

Year founded: 1996

Company description: Private educational institution emphasizing online graduate-focused courses

— The National University System announced plans July 17 to acquire Northcentral University, a fully online university specializing in master’s and doctoral degrees...

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