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College Deliberately: Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University is a very large, public, four or more years University that emphasizes citizenship, culture and research located in the city of Flagstaff, AZ.

Northern Arizona University

place 1900 S Knoles Dr, Babbitt Administrative Center, Room 200, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4092
phone Phone: (928) 523-9011
web Web: https://nau.edu/
  • Northern Arizona University is also known as:
    Northern Arizona University, NAU

Accreditation

The following information is gathered from a variety of public sources, and is updated annually. The user is advised to visit the accreditor’s site (linked where available) to verify accreditation status before making any decisions.
AgencyType / Program
Campus StatusInitial Accreditation date
Northern Arizona UniversityMusic (MUS) – Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Not recognized by the USDE*
ProgramAccredited1970
Northern Arizona University at Tuba CityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at Apache JunctionInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at AravaipaInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at Lake Havasu CityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at Verde ValleyInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at West ValleyInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at WhiteriverInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at PageInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at Coconino, Flagstaff, Distance Learning OfficeInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
NAU-Navajo-Hopi CampusInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at Tucson NorthInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at Bullhead CityInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University – Fort Defiance Campus (Window Rock)Institutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2001
Northern Arizona University at GateWayInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2007
Northern Arizona University at Communiversity@Surprise CampusInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2012
Northern Arizona University at Communiversity at Queen CreekInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2014
Northern Arizona University – NAU-KayentaInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2014
Personalized Learning (Direct assessment competency-based program)Institutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2015
Pima Community College, Desert Vista CampusInstitutional Accreditation
Higher Learning CommissionInstitutionalAccredited2018
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
See About Accreditation for more information, as well as links to the US Department of Education, which should verify the same info. If the institution’s accreditation standing is in doubt, it is listed here as a ‘note’ or ‘review.’

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Rankings

Northern Arizona University does not appear in the top ten rankings at National or State level.

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