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Northern Arizona University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$19,536 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,871 tuition
$8,854 on campus room & board
$944 books and supplies
$867 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$31,891 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$21,226 tuition
$8,854 on campus room & board
$944 books and supplies
$867 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,945 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
83% of students receive aid
37% get federal aid ($4,427 avg)
5% get state aid ($2,346 avg)
61% get institn'l aid ($5,945 avg)
59% get loans ($6,321 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

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. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,179 66%
Federal Grant Aid $4,427 37%
Pell Grants $4,208 37%
Other Federal Grants $2,368 4%
Institution Grant Aid $5,945 61%
State Grant Aid $2,346 5%
Student Loans $6,321 59%
Federal Loans $5,676 58%
Other Loans $12,009 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
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $634
Out of State $884


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Greene from SD
  • Oct-30-2016 I am a current student here

    It is truly amazing how worth it NAU becomes as the school year stretches on. The students, faculty, and environment invokes you to be more than yourself and it's great.

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  • 5
  • joshua from tucson, az
  • Jun-14-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    for being one of the cheapest in-arizona universities, the value in your education and experiences makes attending this university an absolute steal. the only concern is that despite it's lower price, there aren't as many scholarship opportunities. however, it shouldn't be too difficult finding what you need.

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  • 4
  • alexis
  • Jun-09-2016 I am a current student here

    So far so good for me! One great thing here about tuition costs, is that if you want to study abroad, your tuition for that year at NAU will remain constant no matter where you go.

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  • 5
  • Victoria from AZ
  • Jun-07-2015 I am a current student here

    I can personally say that I have definitely gotten the most bang for my buck from NAU. The key is keeping your grades up and applying for scholarships. Whether that means sitting down for an hour a week to do some hunting or banging it out in one day, the effort is usually well-recognized at NAU, and individual colleges within the University also offer their own smaller-scale scholarships to students.

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