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Northern Arizona University (NAU)

Available places: 2 semester places for the Academic Year 2024/25 

Established: 1899
Number of students: 30,000
Campus: The main campus Flagstaff Mountain Campus is situated 2,000 metres above sea level, surrounded by the largest pine tree forest in the world. Exchange students should apply to this campus.
Student life: There are over 300 student clubs with focus on culture, religion and sports. The university has a recreation centre offering indoor track, a climbing wall, a gym, volleyball, basketball, and racquetball courts, and a swimming pool. There are 15 athletic teams and all students at NAU get free entrance to sports events on home-ground.

About Flagstaff

Approximately 67,000 people live in Flagstaff. The total number in the metropolitan area is close to 140,000. Flagstaff offers an active culture life: concerts, theatre performances and music and book festivals are organised. Flagstaff Festival of Science has been arranged annually for 20 years and includes lectures, museum activities, excursions and archaeological excavations.

Arizona Snowbowl is an alpine ski resort close to San Francisco Peaks, 11 kilometres from Flagstaff.

University of British Columbia's Vancouver School of Economics appointed Flagstaff one of the happiest cities in USA 2014. In 2018, Flagstaff was ranked number 3 on the list of The Best College Towns in America by American Institute of Economic Research. The list took economic, demographic and quality-of-life aspects in to account

Information from Northern Arizona University

Closed programmes:

Programmes/courses at the following departments/faculties are closed for exchange students:
Dental hygiene

The BBA program is offered completely online, exchange students at NAU must enroll in in-person programs.

Certain courses will incur additional fees.

Students will have to complete a bachelor's degree in order to apply for graduate courses (500–799 level courses). Please note that exchange students who are coming NAU as graduate-level students will be admitted as undergraduate students. They will still be able to enroll in graduate-level courses. Undergraduate-level students coming to NAU will not be able to enroll in graduate-level courses.

Programmes/courses with limited access:
Courses at the faculty of law.

Exchange student fees

Please note that students will need to pay for mandatory Student Fees, approx: $1,144 and a mandatory Health Insurance: $1,115 - $1,832. For other fees, please see website.

Additional Fee Descriptions

Full time studies on undergraduate level (corresponding to 30 hp): 15 credits

Course types: Usually 3 credits/course

Course levels:
100–299 Lower-division courses (freshmen and sophomore students)
300–499 Upper-division courses (undergraduate juniors and seniors)
500–799 Graduate and doctoral level.

Academic year:
Autumn term: Aug–Dec
Spring term: Jan–May


Center for International Education

Course information
On this website you can filter by Flagstaff Mountain Campus to see the programs offered at the Flagstaff campus.

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Student grants and loans for studies outside of Sweden

You may be entitled to student grants and loans from CSN when studying abroad.

As the cost of living and accommodation may be higher abroad, you can apply for an extra loan known as an additional loan for studies abroad.

You can also apply for an additional loan to cover additional costs, i.e. travel and insurance costs. 

Latest update: 2023-10-13