Northern Arizona University: Ranking & Review

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Flagstaff Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 147 415
Top 3%

Northern Arizona University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate81%78%83%
Applicants36,87513,95722,918
Admissions29,81210,82318,989
Enrolled undergraduates5,9002,2263,674
Enrolled total (including graduate students)31,05112,06218,989

13,094 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

6,594 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $65.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Northern Arizona University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $26,923 $40,705
Off-campus $27,133 $40,915
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,944 and other expenses per full academic year.

Northern Arizona University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 9,854 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $9,366 $16,006
Fees for full-time undergraduates $923 $992
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $717 $993
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,313 $17,915
Fees for full-time graduates $688 $704
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $458 $1,199

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 196 1,133 118 1,447
Education 56 558 644 17 1,275
Health Professions and Related Programs 88 774 158 109 1,129
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 2 627 629
Social Sciences 461 63 5 529
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4 361 21 6 392
Engineering 330 19 349
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 43 266 13 322
Psychology 252 20 4 276
Natural Resources and Conservation 78 136 29 1 244
Visual and Performing Arts 4 194 13 211
English Language and Literature & Letters 67 66 63 196
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1 189 190
Physical Sciences 99 19 118
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 106 7 113
Science Technologies & Technicians 92 92
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 6 60 8 74
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 61 1 62
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 43 5 48
Mathematics and Statistics 32 14 46
History 33 9 42
Philosophy and Religious Studies 13 13
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 8 8
Legal Professions and Studies 7 7
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 6 6
Grand Total5515,9011,2191477,818

A total of 6,452 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Northern Arizona University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,366 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate55%50%59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 76%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Alternative namesNAU
Founded1899
MottoThe Difference that Matters
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, sage
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff3,376
Instructional FTE1,330
Research FTE19
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitenau.edu
Address1900 S. Knoles Dr., Babbitt Administrative Center, Room 200
Flagstaff, Arizona, 86011-4092
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9285239011
Fax+1 (298) 523 0226

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