Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University Overview

Founded in 1899, Northern Arizona University has a long commitment to educating undergraduate and graduate students. Accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the university inspires students to become active citizens, leaders, visionaries, and problem solvers with an understanding of global issues.

Northern Arizona University’s beautiful 738 acre campus promotes sustainable practices including progressive recycling efforts, shuttle buses powered with biodiesel, and three newly constructed energy-efficient buildings. With a growing enrolment of 26,606 students from 48 states and 70 countries, Northern Arizona University reaches out to students regionally with satellite campuses and opportunities for distance learning. From its inception, NAU has implemented innovative and accountable teaching practices.

Swansea University currently has a University-wide agreement in place with Northern Arizona University.

Key Information


To be confirmed


On-Campus Housing On-campus housing is very popular and you must apply by the deadlines. Residing on-campus provides a convenient, economical, and fun living environment for students. The Office of Residence Life is the campus department responsible for housing students at NAU. We recommend visiting their website for more information about living on campus and the cost of rent.


Semester 1 Semester 2
 29th August 2016 - 19th December 2016  16th January 2017- 12th May 2017

Global Opportunities Bursary - £1000

The Global Opportunities Bursary is available for students spending a semester or a year studying abroad outside of Europe as part of their degree (except Texas).

The International Development Office provides students with a £1000 bursary, once students have submitted all the necessary paperwork.

Please note

The prospect of studying at a university abroad is exciting, but there is also a lot of information you need to consider when choosing the right place for you. Above you will find summarised information which should help you with your decision. Please note that this information was accurate at the time of publishing and is subject to change. Be sure to confirm all information on the host university's website.