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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, BABBITT ADMINISTRATIVE CENTER, ROOM 200
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.

We’re transparent about the cost of an NAU education because when you know the price of your program, you can find a pathway to attain your future. By planning ahead and applying early, you’ll be better prepared to evaluate scholarships and financial aid opportunities.

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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
82%
SAT Range
940-1160
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$15,692 / 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
$11,357 / 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
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 297 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 351 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 349 responses

Majors

Pursue a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology at Northern Arizona University

Kickstart your career in physical therapy, fitness training, and other healthcare fields by earning a degree in Exercise Physiology at Northern Arizona University. Exercise science is an emerging discipline in the biological sciences. With personalized attention from our dedicated faculty and numerous undergraduate research opportunities, we’ll equip you with all the tools you need for success.

Online

Online Programs Offered
6
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    42%
  • On Campus
    41%
  • Online
    18%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
20,642 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,586
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 231 responses
  • Depends on student, driven vs. just getting by.
    31%
  • Friendly
    24%
  • Welcoming
    14%
  • Adventurous
    10%
  • 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. 427 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 477 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 248 responses
  • Green
    21%
  • 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%

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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