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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$15,264 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
36,511 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
76.9% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
1,993 Graduates

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The median in-state tuition at Northern Arizona University is $8,698, which is $1,707 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $15,264, which is 175% of the cost for in-state students, and is $3,112 less than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,678.

In 2016, 65% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 48% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Northern Arizona University received 36,511 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 26.2% annual growth. Out of those 36,511 applicants, 28,495 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 78% acceptance rate.

There were 30,361 students enrolled at Northern Arizona University in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northern Arizona University has an overall enrollment yield of 19.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Northern Arizona University has a total enrollment of 30,361 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Arizona University is 23,346 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,015. This means that 76.9% of students enrolled at Northern Arizona University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northern Arizona University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 59.2% White, 21.9% Hispanic or Latino, 5.35% Two or More Races, 3.32% Black or African American, 2.72% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.92% Asian, and 0.26% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northern Arizona University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24.7%), followed by White Male (16.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (9.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (2.71%), followed by White Male (1.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (0.61%).

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In 2016, 1,770 more women than men graduated from Northern Arizona University. The majority of students graduating from Northern Arizona University are White. These 4,861 graduates mean that there were 3.68 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,322 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Northern Arizona University is Liberal Arts & Sciences with 591 graduates, followed by Registered Nursing with 451 graduates and General Business Administration & Management with 270 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Northern Arizona University, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Science Technologies, with 80 graduates, followed by Natural Resources & Conservation with 229 graduates and Education with 1,245 graduates.


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Northern Arizona University has an endowment valued at nearly $144M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.77M (1.23%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Northern Arizona University had a total expenditure of $513M. Of that $513M, they spent $227M on salaries and $77.9M on benefits.

Northern Arizona University employs 283 Professors, 262 Lecturers, and 218 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northern Arizona University are Male Professors (175), Female Lecturers (148), and Female Assistant professors (127).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Arizona University are: Business and Financial Operations, with 430 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 339 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 248 employees.



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