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Campus Life

Campus Size

Large Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 3,373 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 343 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

61% Women
39% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Big Sky Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $110,131)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $70,643)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 86 94 Yes -
Basketball 16 16 - Yes
Football 89 - Yes -
Golf - 8 - -
Soccer - 34 Yes Yes
Swimming and Diving - 31 - -
Tennis 8 8 Yes -
Volleyball - 16 Yes Yes
Archery - - Yes -
Badminton - - - Yes
Baseball - - Yes Yes
Court Sports - - Yes Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes Yes
Gymnastics - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Mountaineering/Climbing - - - Yes
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes Yes
Rugby - - Yes -
Softball - - - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - Yes Yes
Water Polo - - Yes Yes
Water Sports - - - Yes
Weight Lifting - - - Yes
Wrestling - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 5.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.3%
Hispanic 14.2%
Non-resident alien 2.5%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 1.5%
Two or more races 1.2%
White/non-Hispanic 69.4%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Marching Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 164
Liquor Law Violation 239
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 12
Property Crime 77

Notable Alumni

  • Clarence Moore (Class of '04), NFL player
  • Diana Gabaldon (Class of'73), Bestselling novelist
  • J.S. Cardone (Class of '69), Screenwriter and filmmaker
  • Mark Thatcher (Class of '80), CEO and founder of Teva Sport Sandals
  • R. Carlos Nakai (Class of '79), Grammy-nominated musician
  • Rick Renzi (Class of '80), Arizona congressman
  • Thomas P. Smith (Class of '91), President and director of Taser International
  • Steve Altman (Class of '83), President of Qualcomm
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Madeline from Granite Bay, CA
  • 4
  • get to know the people in your hall and it will be ten times better! community bathrooms are not the greatest but they helps you learn how to respect others…

  • Feb-28-2012 Read More
  • Renee from Tucson, AZ
  • 4
  • The dorm life is honestly really fun to be in because you get to know the people in the freshman halls, but not so much in the upper class dorms.…

  • Jan-07-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Nick from Tucson, AZ
  • Apr-02-2014 I am a current student here

    The food isn't 5 star, but it's always plentiful and surprisingly cheap when you look for it. There are many restaurants on campus as well as hundreds nearby, either on Milton or in Downtown Flagstaff.

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  • 5
  • Laura from Flagstaff, AZ
  • Mar-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Restaurant quality dishes and desserts. Frequently have local chefs come In for demistations. Different theme week every mouth with food from around the world.

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  • 3
  • AMD, Yuma AZ
  • Mar-31-2014 I am a current student here

    NAU-Yuma branch shares a cafeteria with Arizona Western College. The cafeteria always has a variety and as a picky eater, the cafeteria staff are willing to accommodate to your needs.

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  • 4
  • Matthew from Flagstaff, AZ
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    NAU has two locations for food (located on north and south campus). There are many different choices and the meal plans make the process very straight forward.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Spencer from Santee, CA
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a past student here

    Greek life is not huge at NAU, but it is a very close community. I was a member of a fraternity, and we had good relations with many of the other chapters. There are some parties and social events just like any Greek life organization at any school, but there is a big emphasis on community service and philanthropy events.

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  • 0
  • Rebecca from Flagstaff, AZ
  • Jan-11-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek Life at NAU is different from most other campuses. Mountain View is a beautiful residence hall on NAU's campus which houses only Greek Life. Greeks have a sense of community and a stronger bond than you will find on most other campuses with a Greek Row (separate houses). Overall, great way to get involved and a great group of people.

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  • 0
  • Rachel from Chandler, AZ
  • Dec-04-2013 I am a current student here

    The Greek system isn't that big, but I have a few friends in it and they love it. The Greek dorm is also really nice and it is huge.

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  • 0
  • Megan from Flagstaff, AZ
  • Nov-15-2013 I am a current student here

    We have Greek life, and the friends I have who have participated love it. However, it's not something that you must do in order to have a social life. Plenty of people opt out of Greek life, like me, and still have an awesome time up here. In the end, it's a good option, but not a necessity.

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  • 0
  • Jennie from Phoenix, AZ
  • Nov-04-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek life is different style. Everybody from all the sororities and fraternities stay in the same large dorm building.

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