Northern Arizona University, Yuma Campus


NAU-Yuma is a branch campus of Northern Arizona University, located in Yuma, Arizona.  With a fall 2016 enrollment of 531, it has 336 full-time and 195 part-time students.  The NAU-Yuma branch campus has been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) under the U.S. Department of Education with more than 74% of its students identifying themselves as Hispanic.

NAU-Yuma Mission Statement

NAU-Yuma’s mission is to extend the reach of Northern Arizona University by providing educational programs, conducting applied research, developing student services, and fostering intellectual, cultural, and scholarly activity in a collaborative manner that meets the unique needs of the diverse and growing communities of the lower Colorado River region.

The branch campus offers curricula that are affiliated with the Flagstaff campus as well as develops demand-driven programs that are uniquely situated at NAU-Yuma.

The branch campus works in partnership with local community colleges, especially Arizona Western College, to be a local hub for furthering the educational goals of the citizens of Arizona’s Yuma and La Paz counties. 

As the Hispanic Serving branch campus, NAU-Yuma provides NAU faculty in Flagstaff and across the state with applied research opportunities in areas that facilitate trans-border studies, economic development, public safety and health, multicultural education, and environmental sustainability.

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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)    
Applied Science (BAS)   BS    
Applied Science - Logistics and Supply Chain Management (BAS)   BS    
Biological and Ecological Sciences (BS)   BS    
Business Administration (BBA)   BS    
Elementary Education (BSED)   BS    
Environmental Sciences (BS)   BS    
Interdisciplinary Studies (B)   BS    
Justice Studies (B)   BS    
Nursing (BSN)   BS    
Psychology (B)   BS    
Public Administration (B)   BS    
Secondary Education - Biology (BSED)   BS    
Secondary Education - Physical Science (BSED)   BS    
Social Work (BASW)   BS    
Sociology (B)   BS    
Spanish (BA)   BA    

Enrollment Information

Admission Requirements:

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 2017-2018 academic year1


Non-Arizona resident (NAU-Yuma)

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1Tuition and mandatory fees are established by the Arizona Board of Regents. The fall 2017 rates were approved April 6, 2017.

Contact Information

Office of the Registrar
P.O. Box 4103
Flagstaff, AZ  86011-4103
Phone: 928-523-2109

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