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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100+
online degree programs
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90+
undergraduate and graduate certificates

Enrollment – fall 2021

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Total28,718
Flagstaff/Phoenix Biomedical21,248
Statewide locations1,444
Yuma399
Online/Personalized Learning5,627

Student demographics – fall 2021

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Male10,414
Female18,304
Arizona resident18,768
Non-Arizona resident9,950

Fast facts

287
average sunny days per year in Flagstaff
20+
locations

350+
clubs
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.