Northern Arizona University


Northern Arizona University, located in Flagstaff, Arizona, is a Public High-Research Activity University, offering 91 undergraduate degree programs. With a fall 2014 enrollment of 27,715, NAU has 18,524 undergraduates on the Flagstaff campus and the remaining population throughout 38 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.

How much would I save with WUE?
Resident tuition:$9120
Nonresident tuition:$21640
WUE rate (Resident x 150%):$13680
WUE Savings:$7960

Important: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's Annual Tuition and Fees Report for AY2014 - 15 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    
Anthropology   BA    
Applied Indigenous Studies   BA, BS    
Applied Computer Science   BS    
Art Education-BSED   BS    
Astronomy   BS    
Biological Sciences   BS    
Biology Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Biomedical Sciences, General   BS    
Business Economics, BSBA   BS    
Chemistry   BS    
Chemistry Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Civil Engineering, BSE   BS    
Communication Studies-BA, BS   BA, BS    
Comparative Cultural Studies   BA    
Computer Information Systems-BSBA   BS    
Computer Science, BSCS   BS    
Construction Management, BS   BS    
Creative Media & Film-BS   BS    
Criminology and Criminal Justice-BS   BS    
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist-BSDH   BS    
Early Childhood Education-BSED   BS    
Earth Science, BSED   BS    
Electrical Engineering, BSE   BS    
Elementary Education-BSED   BS    
English   BA    
English Education-BSED   BS    
Environmental and Sustainability Studies-BA, BS   BA, BS    
Environmental Engineering, BSE   BS    
Environmental Science   BS    
Exercise Science   BS    
Finance, BSBA   BS    
Forestry, BSF   BS    
French Language Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Geographic Science and Community Planning   BS    
Geolog-BS   BS    
German Language Teacher Education-BSED   BS    
Health Science-BS   BS    
Health Sciences-BSED   BS    
History Teacher-BSED   BS    
History-BA, BS   BA, BS    
Hotel and Restaurant Management and International Hospitality Management   BS    
Interdisciplinary Studies-B   BA    
Interior Design (BS)   BS    
International Affairs   BA    
Journalism, BSJOUR   BS    
Management, Business Administration, BSBA   BS    
Marketing, BSBA   BS    
Mathematics Teacher Education, BSED   BS    
Mathematics, General   BS    
Mechanical Engineering, BSE   BS    
Microbiology   BS    
Modern Languages   BA    
Music   BA    
Music Education-BMED   BS    
Music Performance, General, BMUS   BS    
Parks & Recreation Management   BS    
Phil, Politics and Law   BA    
Philosophy   BA    
Photography   BA    
Physics-BS   BS    
Physics-BSED   BS    
Political Science-BA, BS   BA, BS    
Psychological Sciences-BA, BS   BA, BS    
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-BSN   BS    
Social Work, BSW   BS    
Sociology   BS    
Spanish   BA    
Spanish-BSED   BS    
Special and Elementary Education-BSED   BS    
Strategic Communication   BS    
Studio Art, BFA   BA    
Theatre-BA, BS   BA, BS    
Undeclared-Other   No Degree    
University Studies, BUS   BS    
Visual Communication, BFA   BA    
Women's and Gender Studies   BS    

Enrollment Information

WUE eligibility, effective Summer 2015

All students are evaluated for eligibility during the admissions process—a separate application is not needed. Eligible students will receive the WUE tuition rate upon admission and subsequent submission of required Prop 300/Citizenship verification documentation. Check your LOUIE Student Center for the documentation due date. The WUE tuition rate applies only to fall and spring semesters.

Undergraduate tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year

  Non-Arizona resident Western Undergraduate Exchange
Tuition $22,452 $14,193
Fees      $896 $896
TOTAL1 $23,348 $15,089

1 Tuition and mandatory fees are established by the Arizona Board of Regents. The fall 2015 rates were approved May 4, 2015.

WUE Exceptions

WUE rates apply to all of our majors except:

Dental Hygiene2, Nursing 2

2 Beginning summer 2015, students interested in nursing or dental hygiene are now eligible for our reduced WUE tuition rate as pre-program majors. An additional application is still required for these highly competitive programs. See or for details. If accepted into the professional program major, out-of-state tuition will apply for the remaining terms.

Contact Information

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

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