Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona is a public, higher research activity university. Founded in 1899 as a teacher training school, it gained university status in 1966. Its 829-acre campus is located in Flagstaff, AZ.

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Tuition & Fees

$11,896

$26,516

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
33%
500-599
49%
400-499
13%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
41%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31,313
Declined + 5,542
Total Received 36,855
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Public

26,513

undergraduate students

4,223

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Criminology/criminal Justice
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Codes

SAT 4006
ACT 0086
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Location

School Facts

Northern Arizona is a public, higher research activity university. Founded in 1899 as a teacher training school, it gained university status in 1966. Its 829-acre campus is located in Flagstaff, AZ.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 30,736
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.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACCE (American Council for Construction Education)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAA (The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  CODA (Commission on Dental Accreditation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASP (National Association of School Psychologists)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  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

829-acre campus in Flagstaff (population: 71,975), 145 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
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

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 7% of male students
 
15 sororities 8% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
84%
Bottom 1/2
16%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
33%
500-599
49%
400-499
13%
700-800
4%
600-699
27%
500-599
54%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
40%
400-499
39%
300-399
8%
200-299
0
30-36
7%
24-29
23%
18-23
46%
12-17
22%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
34%
18-23
41%
12-17
22%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted
ACT only Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Recommended
SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 31,313
Declined + 5,542
Total Received 36,855

Admissions Factors

Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank

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

Chad Eickhoff
Director Recruitment and Orientation
P: 888 628-2968
admissions@nau.edu

Financial Aid

64%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,228.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,650
Room $5,696
Board $4,838
Additional fees $1,246
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $23,430
Average Financial Aid - $13,228
Total with Avg. Aid $10,202

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $49,349,523
State $4,752,668
Institutional $95,482,235
Other external $4,358,187
Total $153,942,613

Non-need-based

Federal $539,833
State
Institutional $33,031,727
Other external $1,141,982
Total $34,713,542
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 855 628-6333
financial.aid@nau.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Nydia Nittmann
Executive Director of Financial Aid
financial.aid@nau.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country, cycling, dance, disc golf, equestrian, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, logging sports, paintball, quidditch, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, skiing, soccer, snowboarding, swimming, synchronized swimming, tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (Indoor/sand)

Club Sports - Women's

archery, badminton, bowling, cross-country, cycling, dance, disc golf, equestrian, fencing, gymnastics, judo, lacrosse, logging sports, paintball, quidditch, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, skiing, softball, soccer, snowboarding, swimming, synchronized swimming, tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (Indoor/sand)

Intramural/Recreational Sports

archery, badminton, baseball, basketball, bowling, cross-country, cycling, dance, disc golf, equestrian, fencing, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, logging sports, paintball, quidditch, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, skiing, soccer, snowboarding, swimming, synchronized swimming, tennis, track and field, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (Indoor/sand)

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Athletic Directors

Mike Marlow (men's)
Vice President For Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference, Western Athletic Conference
Mascot
Lumberjack
School colors
Blue and Gold

Majors

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

  1. Nursing
  2. Elementary Education
  3. Criminology/criminal Justice

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

30,736

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

26,513
students

Female
61%
16,303

Male
39%
10,210

14%

4,223
students

Female
69%
2,896

Male
31%
1,327

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

21,731
students

Female
62%
13,448

Male
38%
8,283

19%

4,782
students

Female
60%
2,855

Male
40%
1,927

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

71%

Transfer applicants accepted

49%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) 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
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 57
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Kuwait
Netherlands
Saudi Arabia
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Ting Hsien
Assistant Director of International Admissions and Recruitment
928 523-9120
ting.hsien@nau.edu

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Lists & Rankings

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