Northern Arizona University

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Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center
School Setting City: Small: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population less than 100,000.
Geographic RegionSouthwest AZ NM OK TX
PresidentJohn D. Haeger
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
Arizona Board of Regents
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Recommended

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 25,991
Number of Men 10,529
Number of Women 15,462
Percentage Women59%
Percentage Men41 %
Full-time Students 20291
Part-time Students 5700
Number of Applicants 34,461
Number of Admitted 26,299
Admissions Rate 76%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 21 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition guaranteed plan
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $8,454
Books and Supplies $944
On Campus Room and Board $8,784
In-state Fees $818
Out of State Tuition $818
Application Fee $25
Estimated Total$19,843

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid15090
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 66%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$7,632
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 38%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,583
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 41%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $4,498
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 57%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,151
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Elementary Education and Teaching625
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies442
Educational Leadership and Administration, General406
Business Administration and Management, General304
Hospitality Administration/Management, General254
Psychology, General197
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse181
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other180
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services157
Biology/Biological Sciences, General150
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management140
English Language and Literature, General123
Public Relations/Image Management115
Special Education and Teaching, General110

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree4475
Master's Degree1540
Award of Less Than 1 academic year322
Postbaccalaureate certificate193
Doctor's Degree - research/scholarship (new degree classification)54

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for football - Big Sky Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Big Sky Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Big Sky Conference

Tel / Fax (928) 523-0226
Institution’s internet website address
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.