Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132

About Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate18,300
Student Age% Under 2562%
 % 25 and Over37%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White69.9%
 % Black3.4%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino13.9%
 % Native American5.4%
 % Race Unknown1.5%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted65%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled20%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesNeither required nor recommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRecommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT64%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT45%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Writing460 / 800560 / 800
 SAT Math480 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English19 / 3626
 ACT Writing6 / 128 / 12
 ACT Math19 / 3626 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$25
 Graduate Application Fee$65
 In-State Tuition & Fees$7,672
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$20,072
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid79%
 % Undergraduates with Loans47%
 % Undergraduates with Grants62%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$948
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,072
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,002
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,462
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,462
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,462

Neighborhood Data for the Flagstaff Area

Median Age26.2
Median Household Income$48,758
Total Population64,758
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.2% 50.8%
 Age 0-948.4%51.6%
 Age 10-1754.2%45.8%
 Age 18-2447.0%53.0%
 Age 25-2952.4%47.6%
 Age 30-3951.5%48.5%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.0%
 % Black2.0%
 % Asian2.5%
 % Latino18.3%
 % Native American11.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,072
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,002
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$873
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50010.5%10.7%1.2%
 $500 to $74962.7%29.4%0.0%
 $750 to $99915.1%47.8%36.9%
 Over $100011.6%12.1%51.1%
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