Overview of the SEO Check
Meta information
100% 
Page quality
69% 
Page structure
58% 
Link structure
56% 
Server
81% 
External factors
100% 
SEO Score
Response time
0.51 s
File size
140.40 kB
Words
2100
Media files
10
Number of links
90 internal / 20 external

Task list of SEO Improvements

Meta specifications

Title
(Critically important)
Accredited Online & On-Campus Courses | National University
The length of the page title is perfect. (561 pixels out of 580 max pixel length)
There are no duplicate words in the title
Meta description
(Critically important)
National University is an accredited leader in over 75 online & on-campus bachelor's and graduate degree programs. Find your path and apply today.
The length of the meta description is perfect. (915 pixels out of 1000 max pixel length)
Crawlability
(Critically important)
There are no problems in accessing the website.
Canonical URL
(Important)
https://www.nu.edu/
There is a valid canonical link specified.
Language
(Somewhat important)
Language detected in text: en
Language defined in HTML: en-us
Server location: United States of America
The following language is defined by HTML: en-us
Alternate/Hreflang Links
(Somewhat important)
There are no alternate links specified on this page.
Other meta tags
(Somewhat important)
There is no rel next meta tag on this page.
There is no rel prev meta tag on this page.
Domain
(Somewhat important)
The domain is no subdomain.
The domain length is good.
The domain does not contain non-latin characters.
Page URL
(Somewhat important)
No parameters were found in the URL.
No session ID was found in the URL.
The URL does not have too many subdirectories.
Charset encoding
(Somewhat important)
The charset encoding (UTF-8) is set correctly.
Doctype
(Nice to have)
The doctype HTML 5 is set correctly.
The doctype is placed at first in the HTML code.
Favicon
(Nice to have)
The favicon is linked correctly.

Meta tags

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descriptionNational University is an accredited leader in over 75 online & on-campus bachelor's and graduate degree programs. Find your path and apply today.
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og:site_nameNational University
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Page quality

Content
(Critically important)
Some words from the page title are not used within the pages content
Words from the H1 heading are not used in the page content.
These Typos were found:
  • miltary => military
This page contains 2100 words. That's ok.
21.1% of the text are stop words.
The page contains a listing, which indicates a good text layout.
23 paragraphs were found on this page.
No placeholders texts or images were found.
There are no duplicates on the site.
The average number of words per sentence of 16.62 words is good.
Frames
(Critically important)
This website does not use a frameset.
Mobile optimization
(Somewhat important)
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
A viewport "width=device-width,initial-scale=1" is provided.
At least one Apple touch icon is specified.
Bold and strong tags
(Somewhat important)
The usage of strong and bold tags is perfect. We recommend the use of up to 42 tags for this page.
Image SEO
(Somewhat important)
Alt text (alternative text) is correctly used on all found images.
Social Networks
(Nice to have)
There are only a few social sharing widgets on the page. Make your website popular in social networks with social sharing widgets.
Additional markup
(Nice to have)
No additional page markup was found.
HTTPS
(Somewhat important)
This website uses HTTPS to protect privacy and integrity of the exchanged data.
All included files are also transferred via HTTPS.

Media list

No media files were found.

Page structure

H1 heading
(Critically important)
Why Choose National University?
The H1 heading is perfect.
Headings
(Important)
Some headings occur twice on the page.
There are 39 headings on the page. The amount of headings should be in a more proper relation to the amount of text.

Heading structure

Heading levelContent
H1 Why Choose National University?
H2 Four-Week Classes
H2 75+ Degree Programs
H2 Online and On Campus
H2 WSCUC Accredited
H2 Announcing $30 Million in Scholarships
H2 Accreditation & Accolades
H2 Home of the Help Industry
H2 Veteran Founded. Military Friendly.
H2 Transfer Your Credits to NU
H2 Request Information
H2 Terms & Conditions
H2 Success After National
H2 #1 Choice for CA Teachers
H2 Part of the National University System
H2 Start Your Application Today
H2 Request Information Duplicate text
H2 Get Started
H2 Current Students
H2 Faculty & Staff
H2 Admissions
H2 International Students
H2 Alumni
H2 Helpful Links
H2 Prospective Students
H2 Campus Info
H2 Military Students
H2 Search the site
H2 Terms & Conditions Duplicate text
H3 Yellow Ribbon School
H3 Online, On Campus, or On Base
H3 Military Tuition Discount
H3 Dedicated Military Support
H3 Transfer-Friendly Programs
H3 Scholarship Opportunities
H3 Articulation Agreements
H3 Dedicated Support
H3 Featured Programs
H3 Helpful Links Duplicate text
Some internal links have dynamic parameters. All internal URLs, which are not marked as nofollow, should not contain dynamic parameters.
Some anchor texts are used more than once.
The amount of internal links is ok.
None of the anchor texts is too long.
There are 20 external links on this page.
LinkAttributesAnchor text
https://www.nu.edu/Anchor Skip to Content
/admissions/financial-aid-and-...Scholarships
https://www.nu.edu/community/Community
A-TITLE Learn more about: Community
https://www.nu.edu/alumni/New window Alumni
A-TITLE Learn more about: Alumni
https://www.nu.edu/faculty/Faculty
A-TITLE Learn more about: Faculty
/ouruniversity/theuniversity/p...Workforce Education Solutions
A-TITLE Learn more about: Partnerships
https://www.nu.edu/login/Login
A-TITLE Login to your account
https://www.nu.edu/Go To National University Homepage National University
A-TITLE go to National University homepage
https://www.nu.edu/request-info/Request Info
https://www.nu.edu/ourprograms/Our Programs
A-TITLE Learn more about: Our Programs
https://www.nu.edu/admissions/Admissions & Application Information
A-TITLE Learn more about: Admissions
/admissions/militaryadmissions/Military
A-TITLE Learn more about: Military
/studentservices/Students
A-TITLE Learn more about: Students
/location-landing/Locations
A-TITLE Learn more about: Locations
https://www.nu.edu/Why NU?
A-TITLE Learn more about: Why NU?
/applynow/?filterAppGroup=NU,N...Apply Now
A-TITLE Apply to NU Now
https://www.nu.edu/request-info/Text duplicate Request Info
A-TITLE Request more info from NU
https://www.nu.edu/?sSearch this site
A-TITLE Search
https://www.nu.edu/ourprograms/Text duplicate Our Programs
A-TITLE Learn more about: Programs at NU
https://www.nu.edu/admissions/Admissions
A-TITLE Learn more about: Admissions
/admissions/militaryadmissions/Text duplicate Military
A-TITLE Learn more about: Military
/studentservices/Text duplicate Students
A-TITLE Learn more about: Students
/location-landing/Text duplicate Locations
A-TITLE Learn more about: Locations
/applynow/?filterAppGroup=NU,N...Text duplicate Apply Now
A-TITLE Apply to NU Now
https://www.nu.edu/contact/Text duplicate Request Info
A-TITLE Request more information about NU and our programs
https://www.nu.edu/?sSearch Site
A-TITLE Search
/program-finder/Browse all programs
A-TITLE Browse All Programs
/ouruniversity/theuniversity/Learn More
A-TITLE Learn More About Why Choose National University?
/admissions/financial-aid-and-...Text duplicate Learn More
/home-of-the-help-industry/Join the Help Industry
/admissions/militaryadmissions/Text duplicate Learn More
A-TITLE Learn More About Military Admissions
/admissions/undergraduate/tran...Text duplicate Learn More
A-TITLE Learn More About Transferring to National University
https://www.nu.edu/Anchor terms & conditions.
A-TITLE Terms & Conditions
https://www.nusystem.org/New window External National University System
https://www.ncu.edu/New window External Northcentral University
http://www.cityu.edu/New window External City University of Seattle
https://www.nusystem.org/about...New window External programmatic pathways
https://www.nusystem.org/New window External Learn more about the National University System
/applynow/?filterAppGroup=NU,N...Text duplicate Apply Now
A-TITLE Apply Now
https://www.nu.edu/request-info/Text duplicate Request Info
A-TITLE Request Info
/applynow/?filterAppGroup=NU,N...Text duplicate Apply Now
A-TITLE Apply to NU
/ouruniversity/theuniversity/About NU
A-TITLE Learn more: About NU
/onlineeducation/Online Education
A-TITLE Learn more: Online Education
/studentservices/Student Services
A-TITLE Learn more: Student Services
/studentservices/studentconcie...Student Concierge Services
A-TITLE Learn more: Student Concierge Services
/studentservices/graduation/co...National University Commencement 2020
A-TITLE Learn more: Commencement
/admissions/financial-aid-and-...Financial Aid and Scholarships
A-TITLE Learn more: Financial Aid & Scholarships
/studentservices/studentportal/Student Portal
A-TITLE Visit Student Portal
https://www.nu.edu/login/Text duplicate Login
A-TITLE Login to your account
/studentservices/helpdesk/more...IT Help Desk
A-TITLE Visit the IT Help Desk
/ouruniversity/information-tec...Single Sign-On FAQ
A-TITLE Learn about the SSO
/ouruniversity/employment/Employment
A-TITLE Learn more: Employment
/program-finder/Program Finder
A-TITLE Find the program for you
https://www.nu.edu/catalog/Course Catalog
A-TITLE View our course catalog
https://www.nuvhs.org/New window External NU Virtual High School
A-TITLE Learn about: National University Virtual High School
/international-students/International Students
A-TITLE Learn more: International Students
/ourprograms/languageinstitute...English Language Programs
A-TITLE View our English Language Programs
/international-students/intern...Immigration
A-TITLE Learn more: Immigration
/international-students/contac...Contact/Directory
A-TITLE View our contact information / directory listing
http://www.alumni.nu.edu/s/184...New window External Alumni Resources
A-TITLE View our Alumni Resources
http://www.alumni.nu.edu/s/184...New window External Contact Alumni Relations
A-TITLE Learn more: Contact Alumni Relations
https://giving.nu.edu/New window External Giving
A-TITLE Learn more: Donate
https://www.nu.edu/login/Text duplicate Login
A-TITLE Login to your account
https://www.nu.edu/alumni/Text duplicate Alumni
A-TITLE Learn more about: Alumni
https://www.nu.edu/faculty/Meet the Faculty
A-TITLE Meet the faculty at NU
/ouruniversity/theuniversity/p...Text duplicate Workforce Education Solutions
A-TITLE Learn more about: Partnerships
https://giving.nu.edu/External Text duplicate Giving
A-TITLE Learn more about: Give to NU
https://www.nusystem.org/External NU System
A-TITLE Learn more about: NU System
https://www.nu.edu/accessibility/Accessibility
A-TITLE Learn more about: Accessibility
/category/resources/Resources
A-TITLE Learn more about: Resources
/title-ix/policies/Civil Rights Policies
https://www.nu.edu/ourprograms/Degree Programs
A-TITLE Learn more about: Degree Programs
https://www.nu.edu/admissions/Text duplicate Admissions & Application Information
A-TITLE Learn more about: Admissions
/admissions/financial-aid-and-...Text duplicate Financial Aid and Scholarships
A-TITLE Learn more about: Financial Aid & Scholarships
/admissions/financial-aid-and-...Text duplicate Scholarships
A-TITLE Learn more about: Scholarships
https://www.nu.edu/contact/Speak to an advisor
A-TITLE Learn how to: Speak to an advisor
/student-achievement/Student Achievement
A-TITLE Learn more about: Student Achievement
https://www.nu.edu/consumerinfo/Consumer Information
A-TITLE Learn more about: Consumer Information
https://www.nu.edu/contactlist/Contact Us
A-TITLE Get in touch
https://library.nu.edu/External Library
A-TITLE Learn more about: NU Library
https://www.nu.edu/calendar/Calendar
A-TITLE Learn more about: Calendar
https://www.nu.edu/category/news/News
A-TITLE Learn more about: News
/location-landing/Text duplicate Locations
A-TITLE Learn more about: Locations
https://www.nusystem.org/jobs.cfmNew window External Jobs @NU
A-TITLE Learn more about: Jobs @ NU
https://shopnustores.com/New window External NU Store
A-TITLE Learn more about: NU Store
/admissions/militaryadmissions/Military Admissions
A-TITLE Learn more about: Military Admissions
/admissions/financial-aid-and-...Text duplicate Financial Aid and Scholarships
A-TITLE Learn more about: Financial Aid & Scholarships
/admissions/militaryadmissions/On-base Advisors
A-TITLE Learn more about: On-base Advisors
/admissions/militaryadmissions...Military FAQs
A-TITLE Learn more about: Miltary FAQs
https://www.nu.edu/privacy/Privacy Policy
A-TITLE View Our Privacy Policy
https://www.nu.edu/Anchor Terms & Conditions
A-TITLE View Our Terms & Conditions
https://www.nu.edu/consumerinfo/Text duplicate Consumer Information
A-TITLE Learn more about: Consumer Information
https://www.facebook.com/natio...New window External Facebook
A-TITLE Like National University Facebook
https://twitter.com/natunivNew window External Twitter
A-TITLE Follow National University On Twitter
https://www.instagram.com/nati...New window External Instagram
A-TITLE Follow National University On Instagram
https://www.linkedin.com/schoo...New window External Linkedin
A-TITLE Follow National University On Linkedin
https://www.youtube.com/channe...New window External YouTube
A-TITLE Watch Us On YouTube.
https://www.benefits.va.gov/gi...New window External URL anchor text
https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
/ourprograms/schoolofhealthand...Nursing
/ourprograms/schoolofbusinessa...Business and Management
/ourprograms/schoolofengineeri...Computer Science
/ourprograms/schoolofeducation...Teaching and Credentials
https://www.nu.edu/admissions/Text duplicate Admissions & Application Information
https://www.nu.edu/login/Text duplicate Login
/admissions/financial-aid-and-...Text duplicate Scholarships
/onlineeducation/Accredited Online Degrees & Programs
/studentservices/Text duplicate Student Services
/studentservices/registrar/tra...Request Your Transcripts
/admissions/credential/tuition/Tuition
https://www.nu.edu/privacyprivacy policy

Server configuration

HTTP redirects
(Critically important)
This website redirects to "https://www.nu.edu/"
HTTP header
(Important)
The X-powered header is sent within the response header. (unnecessary)
This website uses GZip for compressed data transmission.
Performance
(Somewhat important)
The page response time of 0.51 seconds is longer than the recommended limit of 0.4 seconds. A high response time unnecessarily slows down search engine crawling and results in bad user experience as well.
This website loads 5 javascript files. This may affect the load time negatively.
This website only loads 2 CSS files. That's ok.
The file size of the HTML document is fine (140 kB).

HTTP Response Header

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External factors

Blacklists
(Critically important)
This website is not classified "for adult only".
Shallalist classifies this website as Education/schools. This classification is fine.
This website is referenced by wikipedia.
This website has excellent links from other websites.
This website has backlinks from 4,906 referring domains.
This website has 253,733 backlinks.
This website has backlinks from 4,130 different ip addresses.
Facebook popularity
(Somewhat important)
This website has social activity like shares, comments or likes on facebook.
Listed on Webwiki
(Nice to have)
This website is listed on Webwiki.

Robots.txt

User-agent: *
Disallow: /wp-admin/
Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php

Facebook popularity

Shares / Likes / Comments
8,130

Only the data for the given URL is shown. We cannot determine the social actions for a linked fan page.

Search preview

www.nu.edu
Accredited Online & On-Campus Courses | National University
National University is an accredited leader in over 75 online & on-campus bachelor's and graduate degree programs. Find your path and apply today.

Most important keywords

Following keywords were found. You can check the keyword optimization of this page for each keyword.

KeywordResultRecheck
National80%Check
At National80%Check
National University79%Check
At National University77%Check
University76%Check
Online66%Check
Campus66%Check
Accredited Online65%Check
National University System64%Check
Accredited62%Check

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