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  • The Yuma Branch Campus of Northern Arizona University

    NAU-Yuma is part of the larger network of Arizona statewide campuses under The Extended Campuses of Northern Arizona University. Its branch campus designation, however, permits Yuma faculty and administration to build additional degree programs to meet the needs of the local community as well as the growing demands of the regional job market.


    NAU-Yuma’s Mission

    The Yuma Branch Campus’s mission is to attract and educate students from all backgrounds through innovative programs, learning formats, student services and strong partnerships with community colleges and other stakeholders. 

    We Value:

    • Student Success Placing learner needs at the center of our academic and service planning, policies and programs.
    • Integrity Operating an ethical, honest and fair institution while demanding the same from other stakeholders.
    • Diversity Providing quality education and services to each person, regardless of background.
    • Educational Excellence  Providing current and valued educational programs that benefit our communities.
    • Environmental Sustainability Operating and educating with a sense of environmental sustainability.
    • Global Engagement Developing programs and degrees that enhance global engagement.


    Your Future. Made Here. 


  • What Our Students and Alumni Say About NAU-Yuma

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    Through the Years
    Northern Arizona University established
    NAU explores "extending" access to higher education
    Faculty travel by car, train and plane to teach across Arizona
    1,200 Extended Campuses students enrolled
    NAU-Yuma campus established
    Classes broadcast on interactive TV
    NAU among first universities to launch online learning
    5,380 Extended Campuses students
    2NAU community college transfer program introduced
    NAU-Yavapai launches accelerated degree programs
    7,600 Extended Campuses students (40% entirely online)
    Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awards NAU $1 million grant to establish Personalized Learning
  • Everywhere You Want To Learn

    With classes at more than 35 campuses across the state, from Chinle to Yuma, as well as online, NAU–Extended Campuses delivers the university education you need, right where you work and live.

    The Education Your Career Demands

    An evolving job market demands an evolving education model. NAU-Extended Campuses offers unique and specialized degree, certificate and endorsement programs that provide the credentials and skills you need to succeed today.

    Passionate About Your Success

    People are what make NAU special, and our people are always here for you, whether “here” is in a classroom, online, in a campus office, or on the phone. Professor or administrator, we want to help you succeed, professionally and personally.

    Designed To Move You Forward

    Whether your goal is to advance your career, change jobs, or simply enrich your life, NAU’s respected degree programs, flexible course offerings and innovative learning models provide the direction you need.

    Empowering You To Make A Difference

    It’s not just about credentials. Earning an NAU bachelor’s degree in education, nursing, management and other critical areas will give you the skills to make a difference that matters—to you, your family and your community.

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