NAU alumni are thriving and they’re happy they earned their degree from NAU
Northern Arizona University graduates agree that their NAU experience has had an important impact on their lives today. According to the Strada-Gallup survey conducted in 2018, NAU alumni are thriving in more well-being elements than alumni from comparison schools.
Measuring alumni well-being and workplace engagement helps NAU understand the long-term outcomes of an NAU degree, in effect, giving us the opportunity to assess our success and opportunities in preparing Lumberjack students for meaningful lives and careers.
A look into Lumberjack life
The Strada-Gallup Well-being Index measures long-term success by looking at graduates’ workplace engagement and overall well-being based on satisfaction in five key dimensions of well-being: having a sense of purpose, having social connections, having a sense of community, having financial security, and having health and physical energy on a daily basis.
How does NAU stack up?
NAU enriches lives and creates opportunities
of NAU alumni said if they had to do it all over again, they would still attend NAU to obtain their degree
NAU supports the student experience
9 out of 10
alumni strongly agree or agree that they had at least one professor who made them excited to learn
NAU provides the best education, in the best place, at the best value
of alumni strongly agree or agree their education was worth the cost
NAU contributes to a better-prepared and better-educated workforce
of alumni strongly agree or agree they felt prepared for life outside of NAU.
NAU alumni strongly agree that the university is inclusive and strengthens community through diversity of cultures, experiences, and perspectives.
NAU shapes the future for a brighter tomorrow
of alumni are likely to recommend NAU
Well-being measurements used in the survey
- Purpose well-being: liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals
- Social well-being: having strong and supportive relationships and love in your life
- Financial well-being: managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security
- Community well-being: liking where you live, feeling safe, and having pride in your community
- Physical well-being: having good health and enough energy to get things done daily