Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ, USA

Admissions

Key Admission Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city
0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate
36,875
Students Applied
72%
Transfer Acceptance Rate
5294
Transfer Students Admitted

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
SAT Subject Tests
Yes
AP Course Credit
Yes
Dual Enrollment
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Fall Regular Decision March 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
Test Optional
Yes
Application Fee
$25
Fee waivers available
Applications Accepted
Rolling Admissions
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
62%
Out-Of-State Students
28%
US States Represented
50
Countries Represented
70
48%
Submitting ACT
29%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 22
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1130
0
1600
SAT Percentiles

Math
25th
510
75th
620
Reading
25th
520
75th
620
3.60
Average GPA
Students Enrolled By GPA

3.75+
44%
3.50 - 3.74
19%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
11%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
Students Enrolled By Class Rank

Top 10%
21
Top 25%
51
Top 50%
82
Students Enrolled By Household Income

< $30k
583
$30k - $48k
382
$48k - $75k
432
$75k - $110k
397
$110k+
368

Admissions Resources

Admissions: visit page
Admissions Email: [email protected]
Admissions Telephone: 888-628-2968
For International Student Services: visit page
For Students with Disabilities: visit page
For Veteran Services: visit page

What Students Are Saying

3.83 Average Rating
Get involved! There are so many opportunities for students to get into in Flagstaff it's unreal. Greek Life is it's own little world, but those that are involved seem to love it.
Christian from Las Vegas, NV
Work hard and get into the clubs here. They are fun and you will meet people who can help you out when classes get tough. Don't procrastinate on applications for scholarships either. The clubs here have scholarships just for members so take advantage of them while your building friendships and progressing through life.
Jeffrey from Phoenix, AZ
My number one tip for possible future students, visit NAU. Their is something about this place when you are here, walking around, looking at it, smelling the air, and feeling with your own senses. Just being on campus makes you feel like a student.

Tip 2:
Bring warm clothing. Since, Flagstaff is located in the Mountains we can get variable weather every year. Some years it is freezing, others not so much. Two years ago we got about 8 feet of snow, and finals were cancelled (wohoo!!). So understand, Flagstaff doesn't have the most reliable weather.

Tip 3:
Get involved when you get here. As soon as you get involved you will love everything, because you will find your group of friends (outside of the dorms) and feel like you are really a part of NAU

Tip 4:
Be willing to meet new, different, people. NAU is great for diversity within Arizona.

Tip 5:
Live in the dorms, they might sound scary, but are really fun.

Tip 6:
Keep an open mind.
Laura from Phoenix, AZ
Be prepared for harder classes and a lot more work depending on the high school that you attended. Time management is key in the first year because how you mold yourself then will help you be the student you want to be for the rest of your college career. Don't be afraid to ask for help because there is so many options for you as students to succeed and be the best student that you want to be. Finally, you don't have to go into college knowing what you want to do. A lot of people I know are trying to get there pre-rec classes out of the way to help them figure out what they actually want to do and most students change their majors multiple times so don't stress out about it.
Amanda from New Castle, CO
You have to ask yourself if you can handle the snow, and the cold and the bipolar weather, as well as the wind. We are more windy then Chicago. And every winter continues to get worse, but that also means more snow days and less school. Plus we are only 25 minutes away from the nearest ski resort.
Erica from Flagstaff, AZ
work hard in high school and college feels no different. live on campus, its definitely worth the experience your freshman year!
Madeline from Granite Bay, CA
Bring sweaters- there's cold wind up here! Know what you want to do, but even if you don't people at Gateway (freshmen academic advisers) are very helpful. ASK QUESTIONS! All the faculty I have encountered are very very approachable and usually very knowledgeable. Even if they don't have answers to your questions, they will send you to someone who does. Don't be afraid to go chase something you want! If you want a job, go ask about it - you might get it!
Allena from Twentynine Palms, CA
Be prepared for Flagstaff's rapidly changing seasonal weather, and high elevation. If you are not used to high amounts of snow or cold climates as is the case with many in-state students, try to make sure you have warm clothing and the ability to handle both hot and cold climates. If you live in the valley, also be ready for a dramatic shift in elevation. It takes a few weeks to get used to breathing up there but when you finally do, you won't even notice a change. Also... Get involved! You will find that your college experience will be extremely rewarding if you decide to take part in NAU's many different extra- curricular activities. I can be honest and say that there truly is something for everyone.
Colten from Fort Collins, CO