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Study at Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University is a public university located in Flagstaff, Arizona. The university was established in 1899, and has more than 20, 000 students enrolled. The main campus is set 6, 950 feet above the sea level. Northern Arizona University offers more than 90 academic programs. It also provides higher education opportunities through its distance learning courses. Northern Arizona University has 6 colleges under it:

  • College of Arts and Letters
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • The W. A. Franke College of Business

The sports teams of the university are known as the Lumberjacks. The colors are gold, sage and blue. The teams compete at professional, international and national levels in diving, swimming, tennis, track and field, baseball, basketball and football.

Profile of Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University can be found in Flagstaff, AZ (a small city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at Northern Arizona University.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in hospitality, education and teaching, and science and laboratory technician.

Northern Arizona University Selectivity

Northern Arizona University does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 490 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 500 to 600, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way Northern Arizona University works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 21, 347 students were enrolled in Northern Arizona University.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Student dorms or apartments are common at Northern Arizona University. The school student athletes compete in Big Sky Conference competitions.

Northern Arizona University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching2, 126elementary school teaching, educational administration, school Counselling, special ed, multilingual education, secondary teaching, early childhood education, elementary/middle school admin, . . .
Liberal Arts661liberal arts and sciences, English, sociology, political science, anthropology, history, Spanish language, international relations, . . .
Business and Management534business management, accounting, MIS, non-profit management, finance, marketing, human resources, investments and securities, . . .
Science219biology, chemistry, geology, microbiology, zoology, physics, wildlife biology, physiology, . . .
Therapy and Counselling183psychology, physical therapy, school psychology, medical psychology, educational psychology, psychology courses
Hospitality173hospitality management, tourism and travel
Media162public relations, advertising, journalism, radio and television, communication studies, communication and journalism
Nursing and Emergency Medicine120registered nursing, community nurse, nurse practitioner
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy119parks and recreation studies, exercise science, athletic trainer
Medical Support and Technology114speech pathology, dental hygienist, radiographer
Security and Law Enforcement111criminology, criminal justice and safety, criminal justice and administration
Engineering98mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, engineering, environmental engineering
Science and Laboratory Technician80science tech
Conservation and Resource Management77forest sciences, environmental science, forestry, environmental studies
Design67interior design, design and visual communication, design and applied arts
Family and Social Work56social work, human services, public policy analysis, public administration
Music34music performance, various music studies, voice, music, conducting, music history and theory, music theory and composition
Fine Arts30painting, metal and jewelry, art history and criticism, ceramics, sculpture
Real Estate and Construction Management30construction management
Mathematics22mathematics, statistics courses, statistics, mathematics and statistics
Drama and Performing Arts18drama
Photography and Commercial Art14photography, printmaking
Computer Science and Engineering13computer science, computer and info science
Religion and Philosophy10philosophy, religion, philosophy and religious studies
Art Studies9arts management, art studies
Medical administration0health care administration
Engineering Technician0construction engineering tech

Contact: Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive Babbitt Administrative Center

Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132

General Phone: (928) 523-9011

http://home. nau.edu/

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