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Northern Arizona is a public, comprehensive university. Founded in 1899 as a teacher training school, it gained university status in 1966. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Science, Business Administration, Ecosystem, Science, Management, Engineering and Technology, and Social and Behavioral Sciences; the Center for Excellence in Education; and the Schools of Communication, Health Professions, Hotel and Restaurant Management, and Performing Arts; and the Museum Faculty of Fine Art. Its 730-acre campus is located in Flagstaff.

Website: nau.edu/

Public
Co-ed
26,513
Undergraduate
Students
(61.5%) 16,303 Women
(38.5%) 10,210 Men
4,223
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 36,855 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.64
SAT Math
563 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
572 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
22 average
19-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,396
Out-of-state: $43,016
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,896
Out-of-state: $26,516
Room and Board
$10,780
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$15,061
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$23,560
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,151
Regular Class Size
Not reported
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Campus Life

Flagstaff Population
67,468
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Lumberjack
Sororities
8% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
2.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.3% Asian
3.3% Black/African-American
26.4% Hispanic/Latino
6.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.2% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
4.0% from 57 countries
First-Year Students Returning
77.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
41.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
71%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
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