One of Arizona’s premier public universities, Northern Arizona University offers a respected, affordable career-focused education to help students prepare for the demands of today’s job market and world.
In addition to 19,000 residential students on its Flagstaff campus, NAU currently serves some 8,000 distance learners through its Extended Campuses network of 30+ campuses statewide and renowned online learning options.
NAU offers over 120 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degree options in 15 popular academic areas, including top-ranked programs in Business Administration, Computing & Technology, Criminal Justice, Education, and Healthcare & Nursing. Through its Extended Campuses, NAU offers more than 50 online degree programs and is the first public university in the nation to offer competency-based online bachelor’s degree programs.
Northern Arizona University also has the lowest tuition rates of any university in the state with Flagstaff campus students enjoying a lock-in tuition for four years and Extended Campuses students getting a reduced tuition rate overall. NAU also accepts the most transfer credits of any state university in Arizona, and offers a number of low-cost transfer options, including the award-winning 2NAU program, offered in partnership with 18 Arizona community colleges.
Traditional students seeking a dynamic residential college experience can find exactly what they’re looking for in NAU’s main campus in the mountain town of Flagstaff as well as its campuses in Yavapai and Yuma.
Northern Arizona University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools. NAU is also the first university in Arizona to attain program accreditation from the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Educators (NCATE). Additional program accreditations include Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and Hotel and Restaurant Management has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration, an honor earned by fewer than 20% of the nation's baccalaureate degree-granting programs in the field.
Quick Facts about Northern Arizona University
Large Town Setting
Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Louie the Lumberjack
On-Campus Housing Available
NAU Ratings & Reviews
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- African American
- American Indian or Alaska native
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