Join our graduate program
Visit the College of Education’s Future Students page to get helpful links for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Save money on your graduate degree
Options available to NAU students within the Department of Educational Leadership
How do you plan to pay for your college education? Will you take out loans or apply for scholarships and grants? It is a requirement that you complete the application for the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in order to receive any financial aid at NAU. Find out all about the NAU financing options for both undergraduate and graduate students below.
College of Education scholarships
COE at NAU offers many scholarships to students. To apply, please complete an application. Applications generally open in January of each year. For a complete list of available scholarships, please visit the COE scholarships webpage. For information on NAU-level scholarships, please visit the NAU scholarships webpage.
Students apply for graduate assistantships through their programs and their departments. Open positions are listed through the Graduate College Assistantship webpage.
Graduate scholarship (tuition waiver)
You may also apply for tuition waivers through the department.
NAU-level educational financing options: scholarships and waivers
Northern Arizona University awards scholarships based on academic merit, financial need and personal background. Scholarships are financial aid awards that do not have to be repaid. See the scholarship and waiver options by visiting the NAU scholarships and waivers webpage.
Many out-of-state students receive in-state tuition
Find out if you qualify!
Undergraduate students: Western Undergraduate Exchange Program
Graduate students: Western Regional Graduate Program
Student job opportunities
Find out what employment options are offered both at NAU and off campus by visiting our student jobs webpage.
Monthly payment plan
NAU offers a monthly payment plan for tuition payments. See Student and Departmental Account Services for more information.