Northern Arizona University

country rank  142
world rank  292

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University Overview

Established in 1899, Northern Arizona University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Flagstaff (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Arizona. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Yuma, 35 other locations. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northern Arizona University (NAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym NAU
Founded 1899
Motto The Difference that Matters
Colours Blue and sage

University Location

Address 1900 S. Knoles Drive
Flagstaff (population range: 50,000-249,999)
86011-4092 Arizona
United States
T +1 (928) 523 9011
F +1 (298) 523 0226
Other locations Yuma, 35 other locations

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Box 4084
Flagstaff 86011-4084
+1 (928) 523 5511
888 667 3628

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Northern Arizona University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1930


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Council for Construction Education

Affiliations

  • Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018