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

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.33 out of 5.0
Degree: Higher Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I really love the community sense that is offered to students,whether in undergraduate or graduate level. The only thing I really don't care for, is the minimal funding available for graduate students.
4.42 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2012

Pros: can be done online, good communication between staff and students, and quality staff and resources. Cons: it is difficult to afford.
3.25 out of 5.0
Degree: Nursing
Graduation Year: 2016

I am an online student, so I can't rate some of the issues you are asking for. So the overall grade of the University is actually much better than shown.
4.58 out of 5.0
Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros: I can get my degree online. I live in Prescott, which is two hours from where the campus is located. Receiving a degree online has its perks. You can set your own schedule. The professors and department advisors are conscientious about promptly returning questions and emails. The site is well formatted and there are technology resources on campus. Cons: It is expensive. I know $1,200 is not a lot of graduate school, but it is still a lot of money. The website is difficult to navigate and sometimes is unavailable. Online classes are great, but it is difficult to network and establish connections through a computer. Overall though, I so far give this college great ratings.
4.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Communications
Graduation Year: 2009

"This program is relatively new, but it is focused and we currently have a staff that is ready and willing to help any student looking for that help. The graduate program is based upon the student learning from themselves and in a lecture capacity as well. This hybrid is perfect for any student looking for employment opportunities after graduating."
2.83 out of 5.0
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2016

The best part of my program are mentors who will fight for you. I have also learned a great deal from the rigorous study and high expectations. The one major drawback is that our department is shrinking due to budgetary cuts. We are in desperate need of more tenure-track lines.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Physical Therapy
Graduation Year: 2015

It is a good overall program. Teachers are concerned and involved. It is very affordable in comparison to other programs. The surrounding area of Flagstaff is a wonderful place to experience the outdoors (especially with Sedona and the Grand Canyon so close.)
2.5 out of 5.0
Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2015

This is an extremely affordable program from a school with an excellent reputation. However, the courses are not particularly challenging or relevant to the work environment. I'm about halfway through my program and have only truly benefited from two of my classes. Regardless, completing my program will give me a huge advantage in the planning field, and simply being enrolled has helped me obtain my first career position.
5.0 out of 5.0
Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2015

This is a really good program with 3 blocks in Pedagogy, Literature and Hispanic linguistics.
4.17 out of 5.0
Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

There is an extremely wide variety of programs available and the instructors are extremely knowledgable.
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