Thanks for your interest in applying to Northern Arizona University. We're excited to review your application. To get started, please select the link below that best describes you.
You are graduating from high school within one year, or you earned less than 12 college credits after high school graduation.
You're coming to NAU from a community college or other university and have earned more than 12 transferrable college credits since high school graduation.
You have previously earned a bachelor's degree and would like to earn an additional bachelor's degree.
You want to study part-time or for a personal enrichment.
We strongly encourage you to apply online. It allows you to self-report your academic information instead of having to request that your high school send us your most recent transcript.
If you choose to complete the paper application:
You will be offered admission if you have a 3.0 or higher core GPA*, or top 25 percent class rank and have no deficiencies in the required college preparatory courses.
You will be considered for admission if you have a 2.5 core GPA*, or top 50 percent class rank and have no more than one deficiency in any two areas in the college preparatory courses. If you have a combination of a math and lab science deficiency, you are not admissible.
Home schooled students must provide a high school transcript and ACT or SATI composite test scores. ACT score of 22 (Arizona resident) or 24 (non-resident) or SATI score of 1040 (Arizona resident) or 1110 (non-resident).
Please note: The writing portions of the ACT and the SATI will not be used by processing test scores for admission.
* GPA is calculated using only the 16 core courses listed under course requirements.
Your application is considered complete and a decision will be made when we receive:
The Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation Office will evaluate transcripts to determine the number of transfer credits accepted.
You will be offered admission if you have earned a minimum of 35 credits and the AGEC or the California IEGTC with a cumulative GPA of 2.5; or earned an associate’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.0.
You will be considered for admission if you have a 2.0 or higher GPA in at least 24 transferrable academic college credits and have no more than one deficiency in any two subject areas in the required college preparatory course requirements. If you have a combination of a math and lab science deficiency, you are not admissible.
PLEASE NOTE: Transfer students who are under the age of 22 and have not earned an associate's degree with a 2.0 GPA, or the AGEC or the California IGETC with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) will be evaluated based upon a combination of high school and college courses.
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