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Northern Arizona University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$21,636 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$9,746 tuition
$9,872 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,018 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$35,016 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$23,126 tuition
$9,872 on campus room & board
$1,000 books and supplies
$1,018 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$7,533 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
92% of students receive aid
36% get federal aid ($4,634 avg)
5% get state aid ($2,383 avg)
82% get institn'l aid ($7,533 avg)
52% get loans ($6,122 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.40% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.01% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$37,080,149
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $9,222 86%
Federal Grant Aid $4,634 36%
Pell Grants $4,352 36%
Other Federal Grants $1,703 7%
Institution Grant Aid $7,533 82%
State Grant Aid $2,383 5%
Student Loans $6,122 52%
Federal Loans $5,447 51%
Other Loans $12,153 3%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: February 14
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: Beginning in mid-March
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: No reply required
Does Northern Arizona University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Tuition Guaranteed Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
1900 S. Knoles Dr, Babbitt Administrative Center, Room 200
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4092
(928) 523-0922
http://nau.edu/finaid/
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $696
Out of State $964

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 3
  • Noe from Leesburg, VA
  • Feb-26-2018 I am a current student here

    Reviewing as a parent, mostly for other parents from CA. This is a good school, no doubts on that. but if you have a kid who is not really ready for college and doesn't get into any CA schools, beware NAU's aggressive marketing and unconditional acceptance rates. Long story short, NAU kind of blocked our plan for our kid to go to a vocational school or CC first. Our kid vowed "to try really hard" to succeed (and yes, this school has TONS of resources if your kid is willing to avail themselves), and pleaded for "a real 4 year college experience". Yes, they'll give you the WUE rate, but that's still adding up to $26k per year all-in. Freshmen get on campus housing, no one else does, so be prepared for high rent off campus housing too. Despite good intentions, our kid has dropped out and come home with 0 credits and a 0 GPA. So beware and intercept those postcards. If you're an AZ student - highly recommend because our CA/WUE tuition will fund FREE tuition for you! Good luck.

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  • 4
  • Jamie from Longmont, CO
  • Jan-17-2018 I am a current student here

    They give out tons of scholarships for in state and out of state students! In state tuition seems quite affordable. The WUE tuition lends a real helping hand.

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  • 3
  • Imani from Upland, CA
  • Dec-28-2017 I am a current student here

    NAU can be a bit on the expensive side, but there are many ways to recieve help paying for your education! NAU offers scholarships for every major, and they are also very good at hiring students for on campus employment. Business in the city are also very eager to hire college students! If you want to be prepared, get a summer job before you attend NAU, and the summers between semesters so that you can pay for your own things when school starts back up. It helps a lot!

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  • 5
  • Rachel from Gilbert, AZ
  • Jul-27-2017 I am a current student here

    Northern Arizona is the cheapest university in Arizona, so I feel like it was a very good financial decision to go there because I am able to get high quality education at a cheaper price than Arizona State or University of Arizona.

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  • 3
  • Baream from Tempe, AZ
  • May-18-2017 I am a current student here

    Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 8.46% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.28% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed.

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