Why choose NAU?
Limitless options for your boundless potential
No matter what country you’re from, NAU will be a home for your intellectual, personal, and professional growth. You’ll join more than 1,400 international students from 80 countries who have all chosen to pursue their educational passions here. Located in the stunning southwestern United States, Flagstaff, Arizona is nestled in the mountains and experiences all four seasons. It’s the perfect place to pursue your studies—and there is no place quite like it. Check out our FAQ page and take part in virtual tours of our campus and the Flagstaff area to learn more.
Why we’re different
Committed to your success
Led by world-class professors, over 230 undergraduate and graduate NAU degree programs will let you explore more than academics—you’ll find your passion for life. We also offer the Program in Intensive English to prepare international students for academic success at NAU.
Beginning with our International Lumberjack Orientation, you’ll find an active social scene on campus filled with a wide variety of events. You’ll also be able to join one or more of our 350 student clubs and organizations.
Our advisors are here to help you transition easily. We can answer any questions about course schedules, housing, international documents and visas, and scholarships. Contact us to learn more.
There’s no place quite like Flagstaff. With an average of 287 sunny days each year, and located within driving distance of 57 national and state parks, monuments, and recreation areas, it’s the ideal place to get a world-class education while making lifelong memories.