National Universities
#365 in National Universities
Arizona Colleges
#8 in Arizona Colleges

Overview

Northern Arizona University is ranked 365th in National Universities and 8th in Arizona Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Northern Arizona University by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.
  • It has inexpensive tuition & fees of $17,386.
  • The acceptance rate (85%) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 31,066.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (237 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of NAU are $17,386 (out-of-state rate) and it is inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University $17,386

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona $25,918

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of NAU are $19,489 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University $19,489

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona $25,963

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of NAU is 85% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 85%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 81%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of NAU is 17% and the yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 17%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 28%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at NAU is 57% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 57%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 44%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at NAU is 73% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 73%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 81%

Student Population

The total student population at NAU is 31,066 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 31,066

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 18,869

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at NAU is $9,380 which is 53.95% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is extremely higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University $9,380

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona $9,077

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at NAU is 19 to 1 and the ratio is higher (more students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 19 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 16 to 1

Number of Programs

NAU offers 237 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 237

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 158

Number of Online Programs

NAU offers 65 online programs and it means online classes for many programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University 65

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona 52