NAU Rankings and Evaluation

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 average tuition & fees of $26,642.
  • 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).
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National Universities
#365 in National Universities
Arizona Colleges
#8 in Arizona Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of NAU are $26,642 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University $26,642

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 $19,487 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively inexpensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.

Northern Arizona University $19,487

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

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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%

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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%

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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 35.21% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average 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

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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