Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

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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%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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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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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 30,736
Established in 1899
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Flagstaff Pulliam

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
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Louie's Cupboard
  • Kappa Delta
  • NAU Feral Cat Alliance
  • Pi Beta Phi
  • Delta Delta Delta

Top Events

  • LumberJack Experience
  • Family Weekend
  • Homecoming Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
84%

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%
30-36
4%
24-29
29%
18-23
54%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 57
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

95%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,212

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,650
Room & board $10,780
Additional fees $1,246
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $2,200
Total $25,876
Average Financial Aid - $5,212
Total with Avg. Aid $20,664
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Archery, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Tennis, Track and field, Triathlon, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
American Indian/Native American Studies
Anthropology
Art Teacher Education
Astronomy
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Computational Science
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Construction Management
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminology
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Biology
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forest Sciences and Biology
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Teacher Education
History Teacher Education
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Informatics
Interior Design
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Sciences, Other
Physics Teacher Education
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Public Health, General
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Technical Teacher Education
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

30,736

total students

69%

in-state

31%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 78%
Student 4 year graduation rate 41%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
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

2,339

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

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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