A good college education is one of the best investments you
can make, and Northern Arizona University’s tuition rates are among the
lowest in the nation. Even so, you
may require some form of financial aid to pay for all or part of your
education. There are several types of financial aid available to you:
Don’t know where to start? Visit FinAid.org. For assistance, contact or visit the
financial aid office at the Flagstaff, North Valley, Tucson
or Yuma campus.
To receive financial aid, you must be a
degree-seeking student enrolled in at least six units for undergraduate study
or five units for graduate study. Most federal and state grants are awarded
only to full-time students (12 credits for undergraduate; nine credits for
graduate). IMPORTANT: You must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). NAU School Code: 001082. The
FAFSA determines your eligibility for Pell Grants, student loans, and other
need-based aid. Depending on the financial aid you plan to apply for, you may
need to submit other documents.
Note: A high school diploma or GED, OR documentation of successful completion of at least 60 credit hours acceptable towards a bachelor's degree program is required to be eligible for any Federal Title IV financial aid.
You also responsible for learning when
financial aid will be disbursed, deciding how it will be dispersed and used,
and staying on top of all deadlines.
Financial aid generally covers Fall and
Spring semesters. Summer and Winter term may require separate applications and
If you are concurrently enrolled at NAU and another
institution at the same time and want to receive financial aid, please complete the Consortium Agreement form. At the end of the semester, submit your official transcript
to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation. You may also be
required to submit transcripts to the Office of Scholarships and FinancialAid. If you withdraw from either school, you must notify the
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.