Northern Arizona University, Yuma Campus


NAU-YUMA is a branch campus of NAU, located in Yuma, Arizona. The YUMA branch campus has been designated as an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) under DOE with a Hispanic population greater than 71% of the total student body. With a fall 2015 enrollment of 520, it has 328 full-time and 192 part-time students. 

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 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 - Logistics and Supply Chain Mgt BAS YUMA   BS    
Applied Science-BAS YUMA   BS    
Biological and Ecological Sciences-BS YUMA   BS    
Elementary Education- BSED YUMA   BS    
Interdisciplinary Studies-Bachelor YUMA   BA    
Justice Studies-Bachelor YUMA   BA    
Management-BBA YUMA   BS    
Psychology-Bachelor YUMA   BA    
Public Administration-Bachelor YUMA   BA    
Secondary Education- Biology BSED YUMA   BS    
Secondary Education-Physical Science BSED YUMA   BS    
Social Work-BASW YUMA   BS    
Sociology-Bachelor YUMA   BA    

Enrollment Information

WUE eligibility

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 2016-2017 academic year


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1Tuition and mandatory fees are established by the Arizona Board of Regents. The fall 2016 rates were approved April 8, 2016

WUE Exceptions

WUE rates apply to all of our majors except:

Dental Hygiene2

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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