Paying for NAU

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$26,642 ($11,896)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$19,487 ($11,166)
On-campus Living Costs
$15,254
Off-campus Living Costs
$15,366
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,053 ($761)
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,360 ($520)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Northern Arizona University are $11,896 for Arizona residents and $26,642 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $11,166 for Arizona residents and $19,487 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona, the undergraduate tuition & fees are average and the graduate tuition & fees are relatively inexpensive.
The average living cost of the school is $15,254 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $15,366.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Northern Arizona University are $11,896 for Arizona residents and $26,642 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 1.29% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $11,166 for Arizona residents and $19,487 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 1.63% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-StateArizona ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$9,075$15,723$9,071$18,254
2017$9,482$16,179$9,407$18,294
2018$10,289$16,998$10,001$18,619
2019$10,796$17,559$10,593$19,970
2020$11,142$17,785$11,121$20,296
2021$11,896$26,642$11,166$19,487

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $15,254 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $15,366.
The living cost at the school has increased by 3.75% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$9,132$4,850$8,912$5,070
2017$9,872$4,850$9,262$5,070
2018$9,944$4,920$9,934$5,140
2019$10,282$4,420$10,334$4,640
2020$10,534$4,720$10,646$4,720
2021$11,106$4,720$10,646$4,720

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,000 at Northern Arizona University. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Northern Arizona University 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,000
2017$1,000
2018$1,000
2019$1,000
2020$1,000
2021$1,000

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Northern Arizona University is $761 for Arizona residents and $1,053 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.53% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $520 for Arizona residents and $1,360 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 7.00% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-StateArizona ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$676$936$431$1,130
2017$696$964$444$1,164
2018$717$993$458$1,199
2019$742$1,027$486$1,271
2020$761$1,053$520$1,360
2021$761$1,053$520$1,360

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart