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Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Enrollment: 31,073
Setting: Urban
Type: Public, Co-Ed
City Population: 73,963
Climate: 6.2°C - 27.2°C
U.S. News Rank: #38
International Student Rate: 4.5%
Why Study at Northern Arizona University?

Here are a few reasons why students from around the world love this university nestled in the mountains of Northern Arizona and close to the Grand Canyon.

Flagstaff: Centrally Located to Many Popular U.S. Destinations

Flagstaff offers the charm, calm, and safety of a small town. With a four-season climate, there’s an activity for everyone. And when you want even more culture and excitement, attractions like the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles are a short drive away.

  • 90 minutes away from the Grand Canyon, one of the natural wonders of the world
  • 3.5 hours away from Las Vegas
  • 8 hours away from Los Angeles
  • 2 hours away from Antelope Canyon
  • 2.5 hours away from Phoenix, capital of Arizona
Where Ambition Meets Opportunity

With hundreds of degree programs offered both on-campus and online, NAU provides exceptional education opportunities, no matter what your ambitions may be. For nearly 120 years, NAU has delivered a student-centered experience through rigorous academic programs led by dedicated, world-renowned professors and researchers. NAU is the ideal university to achieve academic excellence, personal growth, professional success, and world-class adventure.

Student Life

NAU provides you with an authentic and engaging experience as a college student—you’ll be able to experience college with fellow international students and local students. Here are a few reasons why NAU stands out:

  • Fifth most scenic college campus in the U.S. (niche.com, Inc.)
  • Cleanest air in the US (American Lung Association)
  • Sixth happiest city in America (time.com)
  • Five research labs
  • #38 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (U.S. News Best Colleges, 2020)
  • 10th best Hospitality program in the world (CEOword)
  • Top linguistics program in North America (linguist.org)
  • Serves more than 1,400 international students from more than 80 countries
Student life
Active participation

Choose from more than 400 student clubs and organizations, including sport clubs, intramurals, and sororities and fraternities. You can also participate in leadership, academic, and service organizations related to majors in each College.

Campus Dining

With 27 restaurants across campus, including late-night options, you can enjoy a variety of choices to dine on campus with tax-free meal plans and dining dollars. NAU purchases local and seasonal produce for an exceptional dining experience that’s both healthy and environmentally conscious.

Life on Campus

The Health and Learning Center integrates recreation, health services, athletics, and academics to engage students in holistic learning. Functional areas include an indoor jogging track, 12-meter climbing wall, expanded weight room, multipurpose gym, and cardio theatre. The medical and counseling centers promote and ensure physical and mental wellness.

Home Away From Home

Whether you’re an incoming freshman, transfer, or international student, you’ll find a place to call home. The world comes together at NAU’s International House on our Flagstaff campus. This centrally located residential community is designed around students who are passionate about global cultures, foreign languages, and learning new perspectives. With both international and American residents—22 primary languages are represented—you’ll have a diverse social circle and amplify your entire academic experience. NAU offers 21 residence halls for you to choose the right fit for your unique experience.

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Undergraduate Programs
Major Lists
College of Arts and Letters

Art Education – Major (BSEd)

Comparative Cultural Studies – Major (BA)

English – Major (BA)

History – Major (BA)

History – Major (BS)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Humanities 90/30 (B)

Interior Design – Major (BS)

Modern Languages – Major (BA)

Music – Major (BA)

Music Performance – Major (BMUS)

Music Secondary Education – Major (BMEd)

Philosophy – Major (BA)

Philosophy, Politics and Law – Major (BA)

Secondary Education – English – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – History and Social Studies – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – Spanish – Major (BSEd)

Spanish – Major (BA)

Studio Art – Major (BFA)

Theatre – Major (BA)

Theatre – Major (BS)

College of Education Undergraduate Majors

Applied Science – Early Childhood (BAS)

Career and Technical Education 90/30 – Major (BSEd)

Early Childhood Education – Major (BSEd)

Early Childhood Education & Early Childhood Special Education – Major (BSEd)

Elementary Education – Major (BSEd)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Early Childhood (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Learning and Pedagogy (B)

Special and Elementary Education – Major (BSEd)

College of Engineering, Informatics, and Applied Sciences Undergraduate Majors

Applied Computer Science – Major (BS)

Civil Engineering – Major (BS)

Computer Engineering – Major BS)

Computer Science – Major (BSCS)

Construction Management – Major (BS)

Electrical Engineering – Major (BS)

Engineering – Undecided

Informatics – Major (BS)

Mechanical Engineering – Major (BS)

College of the Environment, Forestry, and Natural Sciences Undergraduate Majors

Astronomy – Major (BS)

Biology – Major (BS)

Biomedical Science – Major (BS)

Chemistry – Major (BS)

Environmental and Sustainability Studies – Major (BA)

Environmental and Sustainability Studies – Major (BS)

Environmental Engineering – Major (BS)

Environmental Sciences – Major (BS)

Exercise Science – Major (BS)

Forestry – Major (BSF)

Geology – Major (BS)

Mathematics – Major (BS)

Microbiology – Major (BS)

Physics – Major (BS)

Physics and Astronomy – Merged Major (BS)

Secondary Education – Biology – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – Chemistry – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – Earth Science – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – General Science – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – Mathematics – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – Physics – Major (BSEd)

College of Health & Human Services Undergraduate Majors

Dental Hygiene – Degree Completion Program – Major (BSDH)

Dental Hygiene – Major (BSDH)

Health Sciences – Allied Health – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Diagnostic Medical Imaging and Therapy – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Fitness Wellness – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Medical Assisting – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Nutrition and Foods – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Paramedic Care – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Physical Education – Major (BSEd)

Health Sciences – Physical Therapist Assisting – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Public Health – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Respiratory Care – Major (BS)

Health Sciences – Surgical Technology – Major (BS)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Speech-Language Sciences and Technology (B)

Nursing – Major (BSN)

Nursing – Option for Registered Nurses – Major (BSN)

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Undergraduate Majors

Anthropology – Major (BA)

Applied Indigenous Studies – Major (BA)

Applied Indigenous Studies – Major (BS)

Communication Studies – Major (BA)

Communication Studies – Major (BS)

Creative Media and Film – Major (BS)

Criminology and Criminal Justice – Major (BS)

Geographic Science and Community Planning – Major (BS)

International Affairs – Major (BA)

Journalism – Major (BSJour)

Journalism and Political Science – Merged Major (BS)

Parks and Recreation Management – Major (BS)

Photography – Major (BS)

Political Science – Major (BA)

Political Science – Major (BS)

Psychological Sciences – Major (BA)

Psychological Sciences – Major (BS)

Social Work – Major (BSW)

Sociology – Major (BS)

Strategic Communication – Major (BS)

University Studies – Major (BUS)

Visual Communication – Major (BFA)

Women’s and Gender Studies – Major (BS)

Online & Education Innovation Undergraduate Majors

Applied Science – Emergency Management (BAS)

Applied Science – Justice Studies (BAS)

Applied Science – Public Administration (BAS)

Computer Information Technology – Major (BA)

Computer Information Technology – Major (BS)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Emergency Management 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Industrial Leadership 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Justice Studies 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Public Administration 90/30 (B)

Justice Studies – Major (B)

Liberal Arts – Major (BA)

Liberal Arts – Major (BS)

Management – Major (BA)

Management – Major (BS)

Psychology – Major (B)

Public Administration – Major (B)

Small Business Administration – Major (BA)

Small Business Administration – Major (BS)

Sociology – Major (B)

Provost Office

Applied Science – Administration (BAS)

Applied Science – Emergency Management (BAS)

Applied Science – Industrial Technology Management (BAS)

Applied Science – Justice Studies (BAS)

Applied Science – Logistics and Supply Chain Management (BAS)

Applied Science – Public Administration (BAS)

Applied Science – Technology Management (BAS)

Biological and Ecological Sciences – Major (BS)

Business Administration – Major (BBA)

Elementary Education Yuma – Major (BSEd)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Administration (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Applied Human Behavior 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Community Development and Sustainability (BA)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Community Development and Sustainability (BS)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Emergency Management 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Entrepreneurship (BA)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Entrepreneurship (BS)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Environmental Sciences (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Industrial Leadership 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Justice Studies 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Public Administration 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Strategic Leadership 90/30 (B)

Interdisciplinary Studies – Technology Management 90/30 (B)

Justice Studies – Major (B)

Psychology – Major (B)

Public Administration – Major (B)

Secondary Education – Biology Yuma – Major (BSEd)

Secondary Education – Physical Science Yuma – Major (BSEd)

Social Work – Major (BASW)

Sociology – Major (B)

The W. A. Franke College of Business Undergraduate Majors

Accountancy – Major (BSAccy)

Business Economics – Major (BSBA)

Finance – Major (BSBA)

Hotel and Restaurant Management – Major (BS)

Information Systems – Major (BSBA)

Management – Major (BSBA)

Marketing – Major (BSBA)

Estimated Costs – 2019

Basic Annual FeesFall 2019 (year) Predicted
Tuition$25,394*
Fees$1,221
Books/Supplies$1,000
Health Insurance$2,088
Housing$5,890*
Meals$4,389*
Total$39,982

Important Dates – 2019

Application deadline for undergraduate international student

Fall Semester: March 1 (start in August)
Spring Semester: September 15 (start in January)
Summer: March 1 (start in June)

Orientation for each semester starts the Tuesday before school starts and is required.

Note: Applications are accepted past these deadlines.

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Location:
Flagstaff, Arizona
About
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona
Enrollment: 31,073
Setting: Urban
Type: Public, Co-Ed
City Population: 73,963
Climate: 6.2°C - 27.2°C
U.S. News Rank: #38
International Student Rate: 4.5%
"I chose NAU because the engineering program is one of the best in the United States. Also, Flagstaff is a peaceful and safe city where I was able to focus on academics. My professors’ patient mentoring and the outstanding resources at NAU helped me to see more possibilities in my life—they really changed my life."
Ziyan Wu - China
“My experience at NAU has been extraordinary. I was very nervous about living abroad all alone, but the minute I arrived at NAU, friendly staff members made me feel welcome. Clubs and organizations on campus provide social avenues for me to connect with other international students with similar cultural interests. I am truly blessed to pursue my engineering degree at this prestigious university.”
Aadil Farrid - Sri Lanka