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About the School:

Founded in 1899, Northern Arizona University is a public research institute with its main campus in Flagstaff, Arizona. It is currently governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. The main campus is located in 829 acres of land, which alone accounts for over 21 thousand student enrollments. The university educates additional 8 thousand students through its statewide campuses and online platform.

NAU has an acceptance rate of 85%. A large proportion of students admitted to the university has SAT scores ranging from 1040 to 1230, and ACT scores of 19 and 25. Students currently have the option to enroll in 95 undergraduate, 76 graduate, and 30 certification programs. The most popular subjects include business, management, health professionals, general studies, social sciences, and marketing.

Online Presence:

Northern Arizona University offers two types of online learning facilities. The first one is the traditional online classes, which have a semester-based schedule. It will include assignment deadlines and payment is based on credit hours. The second option is competency-based online programs. Here, you get to choose your start date; you can set your own schedule, and you need to pay a flat subscription rate. To know more about the programs visit, NAU Online degrees page.

Some of the featured online programs are:

  • Master of Social Science
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing

Laptop Programs:

Northern Arizona University offers laptops and other technologies on a “First come, first served” basis. These are offered to currently enroll NAU and CCC students. The stock is usually limited, so students are recommended to loan laptops or any other products as early as possible. If you want to borrow a laptop for a longer period, such as for an academic year, then you need to apply for the long-term laptop loans program. Students interested in this program can pick one of their 200 Dell latitude PCs. Visit the laptops and equipment page to get the complete details.


Northern Arizona University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission for higher education.

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