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Northern Arizona University
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  • 4 Year
  • FLAGSTAFF, AZ

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Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

1900 S KNOLES DR
FLAGSTAFF, AZ 86011
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference
From Northern Arizona University

At Northern Arizona University, you'll find opportunity in every direction—‭all in a ‬‭beautiful, four-season mountain setting that breaks Arizona's desert stereotype and ranks among the nation's best ‭college towns.‬‬

Discover a comprehensive range of majors with many nationally ranked programs taught by professors who recognize potential and will help you realize yours. Students can work alongside skilled faculty and mentors who believe that providing abundant undergraduate research opportunities instills the real-life experiences needed to thrive academically and professionally.

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Northern Arizona University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
85%
SAT Range
940-1160
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$14,236 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$11,656 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
95%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 297 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 342 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 340 responses

Majors

Pursue a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Northern Arizona University

Build the technical and professional skills you will need to break through in the rapidly evolving field of technology. Working closely with expert instructors and dedicated peers, you will develop a broad knowledge of industry-leading computer technology applications and a nuanced understanding of developments in your field—all while shaping your future career to your talents and interests.

Online

Online Programs Offered
27
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
9
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
18
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    28%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    16%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
21,731 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,780
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
36%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 223 responses
  • Depends on student, driven vs. just getting by.
    31%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • Welcoming
    14%
  • Adventurous
    11%
  • Ambitious
    9%
  • Self Sufficient
    6%
  • Awesome
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
63%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 418 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 468 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 239 responses
  • Green
    22%
  • All of the above
    19%
  • AMAZING
    18%
  • Environmentally healthy
    15%
  • All of the above except ignoring the needs
    9%
  • Cost-Friendly
    4%
  • Great Online Program
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
84%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 207 responses

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