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Northern Arizona University, also known as NAU, is primarily a four-year, residential campus offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees. The school’s main campus is in Flagstaff, Arizona, and it offers 39 additional satellite campuses throughout the state as well as online classes.
More than 25,000 students are enrolled in NAU, with 17,529 at the Flagstaff campus. The school offers more than 150 degree programs.
The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education ranks the school as a Research University with “high research activity.” Conservation Biology ranked NAU in the Top 40 of over 300 universities for research productivity in the area of conservation biology.
Many of its programs are nationally- and regionally-renowned, including those in forestry, engineering, physical therapy, applied linguistics and hotel and restaurant management. In fact, the NAU School of Hotel and Restaurant Management was ranked the number-one undergraduate program by the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research.
NAU has received high rankings from a number of other publications, as well, including a listing in Princeton Review’s Best 300 Business Schools Guide for 2011 for its accelerated master of business administration program. US News and World Report has ranked the undergraduate engineering program among the best in the nation.
Entrepreneur magazine lists NAU’s W.A. Franke College of Business among 15 graduate schools that students rated most highly for its marketing preparation; this ranking placed the school alongside programs at Harvard, Duke and Northwestern Universities.