Northern Arizona University: Ranking & Review

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Northern Arizona University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate81%78%83%
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
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
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 Services1961,1331181,447
Health Professions and Related Programs887741581091,129
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2627629
Social Sciences461635529
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4361216392
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4326613322
Natural Resources and Conservation78136291244
Visual and Performing Arts419413211
English Language and Literature & Letters676663196
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1189190
Physical Sciences9919118
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1067113
Science Technologies & Technicians9292
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies660874
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services61162
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics43548
Mathematics and Statistics321446
Philosophy and Religious Studies1313
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies88
Legal Professions and Studies77
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service66
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesNAU
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

Address1900 S. Knoles Dr., Babbitt Administrative Center, Room 200
Flagstaff, Arizona, 86011-4092
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population69,000
Fax+1 (298) 523 0226

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