Financial Aid at NAU

The average amount of financial aid is $9,380 where 69% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Northern Arizona University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $11,381 for Arizona residents and $17,386 for out-of-state students at Northern Arizona University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $9,380
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $17,386 ($11,381 Arizona residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 18,715 students (69% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $9,380. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Northern Arizona University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Northern Arizona University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid18,71569%$9,380
Pell Grants9,42335%$4,232
Federal Student Loans12,24145%$6,517

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 4,967 students (94% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 4,953 students (94% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $10,562 and the average amount of student loan aid is $5,822. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Northern Arizona University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Northern Arizona University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid4,96794%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources4,77291%$10,562
Federal Grants2,07739%$4,871
Pell Grants1,99238%$4,476
Other Federal Grants54610%$2,199
State/Local Grants3827%$2,423
Institutional Grants4,60387%$8,551
Student Loans2,64350%$5,822
Federal Student Loans2,61250%$5,134
Other Student Loans1743%$11,364

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at Northern Arizona University. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (Northern Arizona University.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at Northern Arizona University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,4382,358$12,422
$0-$30,000720719$15,749
$30,001-$48,000439438$15,163
$48,001-$75,000436432$12,968
$75,001-$110,000410381$8,867
$110,001 or more433388$6,926

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