Northern Arizona University


Northern Arizona University, located in Flagstaff, Arizona, is a Public High-Research Activity University, offering 78 undergraduate degree programs.  With an enrollment just over 26,000 it has 16,831 undergraduates on the Flagstaff campus and the remaining population throughout 36 sites across the state.  NAU is located on the Colorado Plateau at 7,000 feet, has a four-season climate and is two hours north of Phoenix.

NAU Mission and values

With its solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. The emphasis is on undergraduate education, but you’ll also find a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. NAU has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Mission Statement

To provide an outstanding undergraduate residential education strengthened by research, graduate and professional programs, and sophisticated methods of distance delivery.

Our Values

Excellence in Education—Offer a rigorous, high-quality education to all students

Student Success—Place learner needs at the center of our academic and service planning, policies and programs

Educational Access—Provide all qualified students with access to higher education

Diversity—Achieve multicultural understanding as a priority of educational and civic life

Integrity—Operate with fairness, honesty and the highest ethical standards to sustain a community of trust

Civility—Support a civil, engaging and respectful campus climate

Approved Enrollment Info:

WUE eligibility, effective Fall 2011 

All students are evaluated for eligibility during the admissions process—a separate application is not needed. Eligible students, once admitted, will automatically receive the WUE tuition rate.

All undergraduate degree programs, including undeclared majors, will be opened to WUE.

The exceptions – those programs not eligible to WUE – include nursing and dental hygiene.   

How much would I save with WUE?
Resident tuition:$8871
Nonresident tuition:$21226
WUE rate (Resident x 150%):$13307
WUE Savings:$7919

Important: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's Annual Tuition and Fees Report for AY2013 - 14 and do not include fees. Actual tuition rates may vary. These rates assume 30 credit hours per year. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Accountancy, BSACCY   BS    
American Political Studies, Social Sciences Other   BS    
Anthropology   BA    
Applied Indigenous Studies   BA, BS    
Applied Computer Science   BS    
Art Education   BS    
Art History   BA    
Astronomy   BS    
Biological Sciences   BS    
Biology Teacher Education   BS    
Biomedical Sciences, General   BS    
Business Economics, BSBA   BS    
Cartography-Geographic Info Science   BS    
Chemistry   BS    
Chemistry Teacher Education   BS    
Civil Engineering, BSE   BS    
Communication Studies   BA, BS    
Comparative Cultural Studies   BA    
Computer Information Systems, BSBA   BS    
Computer Science, BSCS   BS    
Construction Management, BS   BS    
Criminology and Criminal Justice   BS    
Drama and Dance Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Early Childhood Education and Teaching   BS    
Earth Science, BSED   BS    
Electrical Engineering, BSE   BS    
Electronic Media and Film-BS   BS    
Elementary Education and Teaching   BS    
Engineering - Undeclared   BS    
Engineering Physics   No Degree   Does Not Accept WUE Transfers 
English   BA    
English Education   BS    
Environmental Engineering, BSE   BS    
Environmental Science   BS    
Environmental Studies   BA, BS    
Exercise Science   BS    
Finance, BSBA   BS    
Forestry, BSF   BS    
French Language   BA    
French Language Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Geographic Science and Community Planning   BS    
Geology-Earth Science   BS    
Geology-Geophysics and Seismology   BS    
Geology-Hydrology and Water Resources Science   BS    
Geology-Paleontology   BS   Does Not Accept WUE Transfers 
German Language   BA    
German Language Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Health Science-Public Health   BS    
Health Sciences-Health Teacher Education   BS    
History   BA, BS    
History Teacher Education   BS    
Hotel and Restaurant Management   BS    
Humanities   BA    
Interdisciplinary Studies   BA, BS    
Interior Design   BS    
International Affairs   BA    
International Hospitality Management   BS    
Journalism, BSJOUR   BS    
Management, Business Administration, BSBA   BS    
Marketing, BSBA   BS    
Mathematics Teacher Education, BSED   BS    
Mathematics, General   BS    
Mechanical Engineering, BSE   BS    
Merchandising, Fashion   BA    
Microbiology   BS    
Modern Languages   BA    
Music   BA    
Music Education   BS    
Music Performance, General, BMUS   BS    
Parks & Recreation Management   BS    
Performance Voice and Opera   BA    
Phil, Politics and Law   BA    
Philosophy   BA    
Photography   BA    
Physical Science   BS    
Physics Teacher Education   BS    
Physics, General   BS    
Physics/Astronomy Merged   BS    
Physics/Mathematics   BS    
Political Science   BA, BS    
Psychology   BA, BS    
Public Planning   BS    
Public Relations   BS    
Religious Studies   BA    
Sculpture-Studio Art   BA    
Social Work, BSW   BS    
Sociology   BS    
Spanish   BA    
Spanish Education   BS    
Special and Elementary Education   BS    
Strategic Communication   BS    
Studio Art, BFA   BA    
Studio Art-Jewelry and Metalsmith   BA    
Studio Art-Painting (BFA)   BA    
Technical Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Theatre   BA, BS    
University Studies, BUS   BS    
Visual Communication, BFA   BA    
Wildlife Biology-Bio-Fish & Wildlife Mgt   BS    
Women's and Gender Studies   BS    

Enrollment Information

WUE eligibility, effective Fall 2011

All students are evaluated for eligibility during the admissions process—a separate application is not needed. Eligible students once admitted, will automatically receive the WUE tuition rate.

All undergraduate degree programs, including undeclared majors, will be opened to WUE.

The exceptions – those programs not eligible to WUE – include: nursing and dental hygiene.

Contact Information

Department: Registrar
Phone: 928-523-2109
P.O. Box 4103
Flagstaff,  Arizona   86011

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