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Facts and Stats

NAU By the Numbers

Want a rundown of our degrees, enrollment, tuition, and more? Look no further.

At a Glance

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Founded: 1899
University type: Public, high-research
President: Rita Cheng
Provost: Daniel L. Kain
Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission

Mascot: Louie the Lumberjack
Number of sports teams: 15
Division: NCAA Division 1
Conferences: Big Sky and WAC

City: Flagstaff
Elevation: 7,000 feet
Average sunny days: 288
Mountain range: San Francisco Peaks


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Student—Faculty ratio

Enrollment (Fall 2016)

Total 30,368
Flagstaff campus 22,134
Statewide locations 2,059
Yuma 531
Online 5,644
Total faculty and staff 4,677
Full-time faculty 1,094

Student demographics (Fall 2016)

Male 12,016
Female 18,352
Arizona resident 20,746
Non-Arizona resident 9,622