Graduate Program Overview

Northern Arizona University is a four-years, public school located in Flagstaff, Arizona. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $11,555 for Arizona residents and $20,125 for out-of-state students. It offers 105 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameNorthern Arizona University
TypeFour-years, Public
Address1900 S Knoles Dr, Babbitt Administrative Center, Room 200, Flagstaff, AZ
Graduate School Students4,338 students
1,935 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$11,555
Student to Faculty22:1 (4.55%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 105 Graduate Programs
63 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 27 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Northern Arizona University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Arizona residents, the tuition & fees are $11,555 and $20,125 for non-Arizona residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $546 for Arizona residents and $1,500 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$546$1,500
Books & Supplies$900
Room & Board$11,338 (On-Campus) / $10,914 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,720 (On-Campus) / $4,720 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,513$37,083
Off-Campus Total$28,089$36,659
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Northern Arizona University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 105 major areas - 63 Master's (10 online programs), 15 Doctorate (1 online programs), 26 Post-Bachelor'(5 online programs), 1 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 1,276 students have been conferred Master's degree and 732 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources and Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 29,566 students enrolled in Northern Arizona University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 4,338 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 1,315 male and 3,023 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 2,228 full-time and 2,110 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,935 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 420 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students1,315
Women Students3,023
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students2,228
Part-time Students2,110
By race/ethnicity 2,578 White, 183 Black, and 105 Asian students are attending at Northern Arizona University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races174
50 students are younger than 22 and 1,056 students are older than 65. The school has 2,034 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,198 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under50
40 & Over1,056
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Northern Arizona University, 1,935 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 420 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment4,338
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,935
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses420
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,983
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,935
Arizona Resident1,290
Other State In U.S.378
Outside of U.S.38

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