Rankings

Rankings 

Northern Arizona University has been recognized for its leadership and excellence in a number of areas:

  • Our accelerated master’s in business administration program has once again earned a spot on the Princeton Review's Best 300 Business Schools guide for 2011
  • The School of Hotel and Restaurant Management was the top-ranked undergraduate program, according to the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research (2009)
  • U.S. News & World Report has ranked the undergraduate engineering program among the best in the nation
  • Conservation Biology ranked NAU in the Top 40 (of over 300 universities) for research productivity in the area of conservation biology
  • The April 2010 edition of Entrepreneur magazine lists The W.A. Franke College of Business among 15 graduate schools that students rated most highly for its marketing preparation. Northern Arizona University’s ranking put it alongside programs at Harvard, Duke, and Northwestern, among others
  • According to Diverse Issues in Higher Education, the university ranks among the top institutions for minority students earning degrees; we are in the top 10 of all institutions in terms of granting undergraduate degrees to Native Americans in the fields of education, the physical sciences, engineering, and the health sciences
  • The U.S. Department of State, under the auspices of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, selected the university as a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2009-10