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Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

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Overview

Northern Arizona University is a University institution located in Flagstaff, AZ, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Box 4084
Flagstaff, AZ  86011
United States
Contact Undergraduate Admissions
Email: admissions@nau.edu
Phone: 928-523-5511
Fax: 928-523-6023

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences Checkmark
Environmental Biology Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Related Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Systems Analysis Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cultural Studies/critical Theory And Analysis Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Forest Sciences And Biology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Design And Visual Communications Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Music Checkmark
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Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36,875
Applied
29,812
Accepted
27,086
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

22,918
Females Applied
18,989
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

13,957
Males Applied
10,823
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.57
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: 16 college preparatory courses with minimum 2.0 in each subject

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 520 620
SAT Math 510 610
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

10,390
In-state
24,654
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,174
Full-time student fees
10,334
Room & board
7,100
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,446
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,674
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,289
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,077
Avg. Loan Aid
6,635
Avg. Grant Aid
7,052
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

27,086
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 23.9%
Black or African American 3.32%
White or Caucasian 56.86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.53%
Asian 1.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.26%
Two or more races 5.68%
Other 1.1%

Gender

Male (40.04%)
Female (59.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 35%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Welcome Week, Family Weekend and Homecoming Week

Student Services

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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark
More services
tutoring

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Louie's Cupboard, Feral Cat Alliance, American Medical Student Association, National Alliance on Mental Illness local chapter and National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 1 Checkmark
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Triathlon Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo No No No

Faculty

1,725
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,132
Part-time - 593
Male - 769
Female - 956