Northern Arizona University Graduate Program Reviews

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of students recommend
(4.08 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 148 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: HLC and NASM
  • Campus Setting: City: Small
  • Student Population: 30,361 (26,500 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 52% part-time, 48% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $10,001 in-state; $18,619 out-of-state
Source: NCES

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3.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Flagstaff is an exceptional town and NAU is a fantastic university. It is quite expensive to live in Flagstaff because of the limited space.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros: Provide skills for career advancement Cons: none
4.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2019

Great way to take courses- online through Extended campus program. Courses are set up well, knowledgable professors, good discussions. Enjoyable way to gain higher education.
1.08 out of 5.0
Degree: Fine Arts
Graduation Year: 2013

This certificate has a very light workload with few required classes. You can choose your own program, basically. This is very convenient for students who wish to spend a lot of time practicing for personal improvement or for future auditions. The graduate offerings here are in the process of being improved, but this last year there was very little variety and options for academic classes. The entire fall semester was all intro and review class offerings. Even though the professors know their stuff and are fascinating people, the limited schedule was frustrating.
4.92 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2014

The pros of the educational leadership - community college cohort program is that your classmates are all education employees. They are also you peers. So the program itself has a built in support system. This is important for student accountability and encouragement.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Business
Graduation Year: 2015

I think NAU is a great program and amazing value. In a small town setting businesses are limited but they are very eager to work with students.
4.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2015

Gaduate takes lots of your time even if you are currently working between 2 jobs. It takes deligence and hardwork to finish one task before going to another. Faith should always abound for you not to lose hope. Finishing before the deadline is not easy, but hardwork plays an integral part or role.
3.67 out of 5.0
Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

NAU's Counseling major students have an easier time of passing the National Counselor's Exam for licensure at the end of their program because the coursework so closely prepares them for what will be on the test. The faculty are generally very friendly, kind, and helpful. Parking is expensive, like it is at most universities, and housing is not that cheap, either.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2015

We are at a brand new campus in the downtown Phoenix location. The facility is beautiful, it has state-of-the-art technology and tons of awesome resources. However because it is a new program for this location, things like parking arrangements and organization in general have been difficult. We are experiencing a lot of trial and error.
2.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

FNP program is offered online with few out of town traveling. As with any online program the lack of face to face.
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