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 Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) under DOE with a Hispanic population greater than 68% of the total student body. With a fall 2014 enrollment of 529, it has 319 full-time and 210 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.

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)    
Applied Science-BAS   BS    
Biological and Ecological Sciences-BS   BS    
Business Administration-Yuma-BBA   BA    
Elementary Education-Yuma BSED   BS    
Environmental Sciences-BS   BS    
Interdisciplinary Studies-Bachelor   BA    
Justice Studies-Bachelor   BA    
Psychology-Bachelor   BA    
Public Administration-Bachelor   BA    
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-BSN   BS    
Secondary Education Yuma-BSED   BS    
Secondary Education- Biology Yuma-BSED   BS    
Social Work-BASW   BS    
Sociology-Bachelor   BA    
Spanish-BA   BA    
Special and Elementary Education-BSED   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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