Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
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NAU facts and figures


Who are we?

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At NAU, we are far more than the sum of our parts. We are students, scholars, researchers, artists, scientists, teachers, mentors, athletes, friends, and more, all working together toward individual enrichment and a common greater good. We are proud to be called Lumberjacks.



Founded1899
University typePublic, doctoral university: high research activity
PresidentJosé Luis Cruz Rivera, PhD
ProvostKaren Pugliesi, PhD
AccreditationHigher Learning Commission

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180+
undergraduate programs
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Online degrees and certificates 
150+
undergraduate and graduate programs
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90+
undergraduate and graduate certificates

Enrollment – fall 2022

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Total28,090
Flagstaff/Phoenix Biomedical21,411
Statewide locations1,445
Yuma347
Online/Personalized Learning4,887

Student demographics – fall 2022

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Male10,276
Female17,814
Arizona resident18,503
Non-Arizona resident9,587

Fast facts

Flagstaff, AZ 
287
average sunny days in a year
National Weather Service
Northern Arizona University 
20+
locations

Staying involved 
400+
student clubs and organizations
Athletics 
15
NCAA Division 1 sports teams

Land acknowledgement

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Northern Arizona University sits at the base of the San Francisco Peaks, on homelands sacred to Native Americans throughout the region. We honor their past, present, and future generations, who have lived here for millennia and will forever call this place home.