Students stood on a field in the shape of the letters NAU

Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a public higher-research university located at the base of the San Francisco Peaks in Flagstaff, Arizona. More than 22,600 students attend the university in Flagstaff, with 10,400 living on campus. NAU is well-known for its excellent academic programmes and student-centred approach to higher education. Flagstaff is a vibrant mountain town with an exciting entertainment scene and unparalleled natural scenery, only 90 minutes from the Grand Canyon and 3.5 hours from Las Vegas. Flagstaff offers an ideal, scenic environment for living and learning, with a four-season climate and dynamic landscapes, you’ll discover outdoor adventures unlike anywhere else in Arizona. Locally, you can visit the Lowell Observatory, Arizona Snowbowl, Aquatic and Tennis Complex, which is one of the finest high-altitude swimming facilities in the world. If snowboarding and stargazing isn’t your thing, enjoy 50 miles of running tracks, hiking and mountain biking trails at the Flagstaff Urban Trail System. The college sports teams are known as the Lumberjacks.

It will not be possible to complete a year abroad at this University if you have any assessments, such as supplementary or deferred exams, during the August assessment period at Swansea University.