Northern Arizona University

With the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program, students who meet the university’s admission criteria and live in one of 15 Western states or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, can receive a reduced tuition rate significantly less than out-of-state tuition. Northern Arizona University is a public high-research institution with a main campus in Flagstaff, Arizona, more than 20 statewide campuses, and online programs. The university offers more than 190 baccalaureate and graduate degree programs, with a fall 2023 enrollment of 28,194 students, 21,550 at the Flagstaff campus. Since our founding in 1899, NAU has fostered a collaborative community and a student-centered approach that engages students in active research and professional growth.

WUE-Eligible Programs

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Supplimentary Information


  • Through WUE You'd Save: $10,572
  • WUE: $17,028
  • Resident: $11,352
  • Nonresident: $27,600

NOTE: Estimated tuition rates and savings shown are per academic year and are from WICHE’s most recent Tuition & Fees Report for 2023-2024. Fees are additional.

IMPORTANT: Verify full estimated cost of attendance with the institution’s bursar, admissions, financial aid or graduate admissions (for WRGP) office. Tuition rates for more specialized undergraduate/graduate programs may be much higher than the tuition rate for standard programs. To receive the discounted tuition rate, program must be WUE- or WRGP-eligible. You must apply by the school’s deadlines and meet their academic eligibility and residency requirements.

WUE Admissions Info*

  • WUE Rate for Transfers: Yes, all majors
  • Majors Avail. Online at WUE Rate: No
  • Separate WUE Application Req'd: No

*Requirements may vary by major

Quick Facts

  • Located in: Flagstaff, Arizona
  • Type: 4-Year Public
  • Minority Serving Institution:
    • Hispanic-Serving Institution
  • Campus Housing Available: Yes
  • Interstate Passport Member: No