Northern Arizona University Graduate Schools

Northern Arizona University (referred to as NAU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Flagstaff, AZ. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Northern Arizona University is $11,121 for Arizona residents and $20,338 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,994 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 31,066 including undergraduate students.

Northern Arizona University Graduate School Overview

Northern Arizona University (referred to as NAU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Flagstaff, AZ. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
Northern Arizona University is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1930 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Northern Arizona UniversityDirectory Information
School NameNorthern Arizona University (referred to as NAU)
Address1900 S Knoles Dr, Babbitt Administrative Center, Room 200, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4092
Phone928-523-9011
Webhttps://nau.edu
Online Applicationhttps://nau.edu/admissions/how-to-apply
Financial Infohttps://nau.edu/office-of-scholarships-and-financial-aid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at Northern Arizona University is $11,121 for Arizona residents and $20,338 for out-of-state students. The school has 3,994 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 31,066 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 104 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 40 programs are available online classes.
NAU Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$20,338
$11,121 for Arizona Residents
Student Population3,994
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs104 graduate programs
(40 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Northern Arizona University is $11,121 for Arizona residents and $20,338 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $520 for Arizona residents and $1,360 for out-of-state students. Northern Arizona University offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
NAU 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Arizona Residents$11,121
Out-of-State$20,338
Tuition per Credit Hour
Arizona Residents$520
Out-of-State$1,360
Northern Arizona University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On Northern Arizona University campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at NAU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)40 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

Northern Arizona University 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of Northern Arizona University is $11,121 for Arizona residents and $20,338 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.63% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at Northern Arizona University
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$8,691$380$17,802$452
2016-2017$8,956$451$17,781$513
2017-2018$9,313$688$17,915$704
2018-2019$9,795$798$19,217$753
2019-2020$10,305$816$19,522$774
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $15,254 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Northern Arizona University. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.75% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,366. Off-campus living costs are increased by 2.62% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at Northern Arizona University
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$9,132$4,850$8,912$5,070
2016-2017$9,872$4,850$9,262$5,070
2017-2018$9,944$4,920$9,934$5,140
2018-2019$10,282$4,420$10,334$4,640
2019-2020$10,534$4,720$10,646$4,720
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $520 for Arizona residents and $1,360 for other students at Northern Arizona University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 7.00% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour Northern Arizona University
Arizona ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$431$1,130
2016-2017$444$1,164
2017-2018$458$1,199
2018-2019$486$1,271
2019-2020$520$1,360

Graduate Programs at NAU

Northern Arizona University offers 104 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 1,499 students have completed their study at Northern Arizona University.
Offered Degrees at Northern Arizona University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree62251,198
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship12058
Doctor's degree - other31116
Post Bachelor's Degree2616120
Post Master's Degree117
Total104431,499

Northern Arizona University offers 104 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 1,499 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,198 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 116 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 120 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 7 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 37 completers-
Environmental Science11-
Natural Resources Management and Policy10-
Forestry6-
Forest Sciences and Biology10-
Communication and Journalism [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Informatics0-
Computer Science3-
Education [+] (24 completers) 612 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education16$49,500
Educational Leadership and Administration269$48,600
International and Comparative Education0-
Special Education and Teaching30-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services110$42,700
Elementary Education and Teaching64-
Secondary Education and Teaching1-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching32-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)7-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education12-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education7-
Computer Teacher Education35-
Spanish Language Teacher Education8-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)10-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor11-
Engineering [+] 25 completers-
Engineering16-
Civil Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering0-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering3-
Mechanical Engineering5-
English Language And Literature [+] (7 completers) 63 completers$46,400
English Language and Literature1$46,400
Creative Writing14-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing17-
Rhetoric and Composition12-
English Language and Literature/Letters (other)19-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 18 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences18-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 17 completers-
Mathematics5-
Statistics12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 12 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies12-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Physical Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry6-
Geology/Earth Science9-
Physics5-
Psychology [+] 27 completers-
Psychology11-
School Psychology16-
Human Services [+] (4 completers) 10 completers-
0-
Public Administration10-
Social Work0-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 29 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology16$44,900
Criminology4-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography4-
Political Science and Government3-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 9 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 186 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist61-
Physician Assistant50-
Athletic Training/Trainer18-
Public Health0-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse19$94,100
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing38-
Business [+] (4 completers) 121 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management26$61,100
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management90-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)5-
Management Information Systems0-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total1,198
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Forest Sciences and Biology0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Informatics0-
Education [+] 31 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Leadership and Administration25$83,300
Engineering [+] 4 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering Science4-
Biological/Biosystems Engineering0-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 8 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astronomy0-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology0-
Educational Psychology4-
Social Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Political Science and Government4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Behavioral Aspects of Health0-
Total58
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 116 completers-
Occupational Therapy/Therapist27-
Physical Therapy/Therapist88-
Nursing Practice1-
Total116
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Ethnic Studies2-
American Indian/Native American Studies1-
Women's Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 4 completers-
Communication4-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric0-
Technical and Scientific Communication0-
Education [+] (12 completers) 79 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration25-
Community College Education11-
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship13-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism3-
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed15-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services0-
Technical Teacher Education7-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor5-
English Language And Literature [+] (4 completers) 6 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing4-
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies (other)2-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Conservation Biology0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 5 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics (other)5-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Police Science0-
Human Services [+] (3 completers) 1 completers-
0-
Public Policy Analysis1-
Social Sciences [+] (2 completers) 10 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography10-
Political Science and Government0-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 0 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music Performance0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medical Scientist0-
Business [+] 6 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management2-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management4-
Total120
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing7-
Total7

Graduate Student Population at NAU

For academic year 2019-2020, total 3,994 students enrolled into Northern Arizona University graduate schools where it has total 31,066 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,962 full-time and 2,032 part-time students. By gender, 1,225 male and 2,769 female students are attending Northern Arizona University graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for Northern Arizona University.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9941,2252,769
Full-time1,9626971,265
Part-tme2,0325281,504
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Northern Arizona University.
There are 2,504 White (62.69%), 185 Black/African American (4.63%), 628 Hispanic (15.72%), 89 Asian (2.23%), and 588 students with other races. 180 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9941,2252,769
American Indian/Native American17548127
Asian892168
Black/African American18562123
Hispanic628153475
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1138
White2,5047571,747
Two More14844104
Un-Known742945
Non-resident Alien18010872
Northern Arizona University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,821 graduate students (45.59% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 423 graduate students (10.59% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Northern Arizona University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Northern Arizona University
Number of Students
Total3,994
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,821
Enrolled Some Online Courses423
Not in Online Courses1,750
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Northern Arizona University. 827 students are aged 20 to 24 (20.71% of total students), 338 students are aged above 50 (8.46%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Northern Arizona University.
Graduate Student Population By Age at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9941,2252,769
Age 20-2130525
Age 22-24797220577
Age 25-291,078352726
Age 30-34661240421
Age 35-39485148337
Age 40-49605173432
Age 50-6431578237
Over 6423914

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