Outcomes at NAU

Graduation Rate
56.64%
Retention Rate
73.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Northern Arizona University is 56.64% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona. 2,457 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 4,338 candidates.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Northern Arizona University. 2,457 students have completed. In addition, 76 students still enrolled and 1,805 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or EquivalentOther Degrees or Certificate
Total (Candidates)4,3384,3371
Completers2,457
(56.64%)
2,457-
Still Enrolled76
(1.75%)
76-
No Longer Enrolled1,805
(41.61%)
1,8041

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 1,783 students have completed in 4 years and additional 544 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)1,783
(41.11%)
596
(32.98%)
1,187
(46.92%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)544
(12.54%)
251
(13.89%)
293
(11.58%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)130
(3.00%)
72
(3.98%)
58
(2.29%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total56.64% (2,457/4,338) 50.86% (919/1,807) 60.77% (1,538/2,531)
American Indian or Alaska Native31.58% (30/95) 36.11% (13/36) 28.81% (17/59)
Asian63.83% (60/94) 60.00% (27/45) 67.35% (33/49)
Black (Non-Hispanic)32.91% (52/158) 22.06% (15/68) 41.11% (37/90)
Hispanic50.11% (459/916) 44.08% (175/397) 54.72% (284/519)
White61.23% (1,636/2,672) 55.73% (593/1,064) 64.86% (1,043/1,608)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander47.37% (9/19) 50.00% (5/10) 44.44% (4/9)
Two or More Race56.94% (160/281) 50.86% (59/116) 61.21% (101/165)
Unknown61.11% (11/18) 70.00% (7/10) 50.00% (4/8)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity