Cost of college went up for all students at Northern Arizona University


In-state tuition and fees rose 4.6 percent for 2018-19 at Northern Arizona University, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Arizona residents paid $11,564 to attend the four-year public institution this year – $505 more than the $11,059 charged for 2017-18.

Non-residents paid 123.3 percent more than residents this year, or $25,828. Their price tag grew 4 percent from $24,841 in 2017-18.

About 64 percent of the school's undergraduate population are Arizona residents. About 33 percent are residents of other states and 3 percent are citizens of other countries.

Data shows 94 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 4,772 students received grants or scholarships totaling $50.4 million and 2,643 students took out student loans totaling more than $15.4 million.

Including all undergraduates (31,066), 18,715 students used grants or scholarships totaling $175.5 million, and 12,241 students took out $79.8 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~19,882
$10,358
$10,764
$11,059
$11,564
11.6%
Out-of-state
~10,252
$23,348
$24,144
$24,841
$25,828
10.6%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Northern Arizona University in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
2,077
39%
$10,117,394
$4,871
State / local grant or scholarship
382
7%
$925,730
$2,423
Institutional grants or scholarships
4,603
87%
$39,359,288
$8,551
Grant or scholarship aid total
4,772
91%
$50,402,412
$10,562
Federal student loans
2,612
50%
$13,410,946
$5,134
Other student loans
174
3%
$1,977,372
$11,364
Student loan aid
2,643
50%
$15,388,318
$5,822
Total student aid
4,967
94%
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