Tuition & Cost
One of the best values in the nation
Northern Arizona University takes your investment in higher
education seriously, and is committed to providing you an excellent – and
affordable – university experience. That’s why we’ve been recognized as one of
the best public education values in the nation.
Tuition and fees
View the cost of attendance at Northern Arizona University.
Extended Campuses students
NAU is an affordable option for students throughout Arizona. Students pursuing their degree at one of our community campuses, online, at NAU Yuma or at NAU-Yavapai pay a slightly varied tuition rates. Special tuition rates are available for active duty military and veteran students. In addition, with many programs accepting up to 90 units of transfer work from Arizona community colleges, students have the opportunity to receive a 4-year degree at nearly ½ the cost.
Personalized Learning students
Personalized Learning takes the confusion out of paying for college. For a set cost of $2,500, you get unlimited access to online lessons for six months. There are no program or lab fees, and all course materials are included. Think of it as an unlimited subscription rather than as tuition.
Personalized Learning has no semesters, so you can start your studies when you’re ready and complete as much work toward your degree as you can. Simply renew your subscription every six months until you finish your degree.
Whether you are an in-state or out-of-state student, if you are pursing a master's or advanced degree, you can find everything you need to know about tuition for graduate students. Special tuition rates are available for active duty military and veteran students, students in the World Wide University and those qualifying for the *Western Regional Graduate Program.
Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program
With the WUE Program, students who meet the university’s admission criteria and live in one of the 14 Western states highlighted below can receive a reduced tuition rate of 1.5 times the cost of in-state tuition—significantly less than out-of-state tuition.
Learn more about WUE.
Our pledge to you
Our pledge program guarantees you will pay the same tuition rate all four years of your education, taking the guesswork out of planning for your future and making it one of the best values in the country.