Tuition & Fees

$10,358

$23,348

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
43%
400-499
32%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
41%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
51%
12-17
8%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

59%

male

female

1
20

teacher

students

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Admissions Data Not Reported

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Public

25,120

undergraduate students

3,911

graduate students

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School Facts

Northern Arizona is a public, high research university. Founded in 1899 as a teacher training school, it gained university status in 1966. Its 740-acre campus is located in Flagstaff, AZ.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 29,031
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Flagstaff, AZ

740-acre campus in Flagstaff (population: 68,667), 140 miles from Phoenix; branch campus in Yuma. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation on campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Northern Arizona University
South San Franciso Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4084

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
53%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
43%
400-499
33%
300-399
6%
700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
43%
400-499
32%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
41%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
30-36
8%
24-29
31%
18-23
46%
12-17
14%
6-11
1%
30-36
4%
24-29
41%
18-23
40%
12-17
15%
30-36
4%
24-29
37%
18-23
51%
12-17
8%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required of some

Admissions Factors

Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Anika Olsen
Director of Admissions
P: 888 628-2968
F: 928 523-0226
admissions@nau.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,462
Room $4,990
Board $4,142
Additional fees $896
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $20,490
Average Financial Aid - $11,232
Total with Avg. Aid $9,258

Financial Aid

60%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$11,232

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $40,861,312
State $2,828,775
Institutional $54,924,875
Other external $4,732,775
Total $103,347,737

Non-need-based

Federal $182,899
State $1,000
Institutional $17,472,656
Other external $1,195,715
Total $18,852,270

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference
Mascot
Lumberjacks
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Administration
American Political Studies
Anthropology
Applied Communication
Applied Computer Science
Applied Criminology
Applied Geography
Applied Geospatial Sciences
Applied Indigenous Studies
Applied Linguistics
Applied Physics
Applied Sciences
Applied Sociology
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Bilingual/Multicultural Education
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Business Economics
Career/Technical Education
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Climate Science/Solutions
Clinical Speech Pathology
Communication Studies
Comparative Cultural Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling
Counseling/School Counseling
Counseling/Student Affairs
Creative Writing
Criminology/Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Dental Hygiene
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences/Environmental Sustainability
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Media/Film
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Policy
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Finance
Forest Science
Forestry
Geographic Science/Community Planning
Geology
Health Sciences
History
Hotel/Restaurant Management
Human Relations
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interior Design
International Affairs
International Hospitality Management
Journalism
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology
Modern Language
Music
Music Performance
Music Secondary Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Parks/Recreation Management
Philosophy
Philosophy/Politics/Law
Photography
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
School Psychology
Science Teaching
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Special/Elementary Education
Statistics
Strategic Communications
Studio Art
Sustainable Communities
Teaching English as a Second Language
Teaching Science
Theatre
University Studies
Visual Communications
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

87%

25,120
students

Female
59%
14,788

Male
41%
10,332

Graduate

13%

3,911
students

Female
67%
2,621

Male
33%
1,290

undergraduateFull-time

81%

20,357
students

Female
59%
11,872

Male
41%
8,485

undergraduatePart-time

19%

4,763
students

Female
62%
2,916

Male
38%
1,847

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
59%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tutors

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