Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a well-recognized public research university, which is governed by the Arizona Board of Regents. Established in the year 1899, this institute was accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The university is known for imparting quality education to the students through different academic programs. It offers about 158 baccalaureate and graduate degree programs. The campus of the institute is well-equipped with all facilities needed for a growing environment of learning. In every classroom of the institute, personalized training is offered to assure a better and more comprehensive experience of learning. According to the 2019 Academic Rankings of World Universities by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, the institute was placed between 138 and 155 positions.
The campus of the institution is quite lively and is well-equipped with all facilities needed for an engaging and interactive environment for the students. Flagstaff Campus is one of the country’s highest-elevation 4-year college campuses. The campus is lush green as it is bounded by the world’s largest contiguous ponderosa pine forest. Apart from 22,000 plus students who study on the Flagstaff campus, NAU serves another 8,000 students statewide and online. The oldest and largest branch campus of the university is NAU Yuma.
About 95 undergraduate degree programs, 76 graduate degree programs, 47 undergraduate certificates and 30 graduate certificates are offered by the university for the students. Graduate degrees at the institution are provided across a variety of disciplines such as Arts and Humanities, Business, Education, Engineering, Health and nursing, IT and computing, Law and criminal justice, Math and Science, Communications. With the help of its online undergraduate degree, postgraduate degree, graduate certificate or doctoral degree, students can opt for courses to study with convenience and flexibility. In fall 2019, the university witnessed an enrollment of 30,736 students.
The NAU Alumni Association represents 160,000 plus alumni from the U.S. Some of the notable members of the alumni network of the institution include United States Navy Vice Admiral Robin Braun; Former Arizona governor Raúl Héctor Castro; Actor in Castle Seamus Dever; New York Times Best Selling Author Diana Gabaldon and well-known athlete Lopez Lomong