Jacks are back! A look at the facts and stats of the incoming class, and campus move in (PHOTOS/VIDEO)

Cheng with students

This week, 10,400 new and returning Lumberjacks moved onto the Flagstaff Mountain Campus, including 634 students who moved into the new, 204,656-square-foot NAU Honors College Living and Learning Community.

Check out the facts and stats of NAU students this year, who officially begin the fall semester on Monday. 

Fall 2018 move-in

  • More than 22,600 students will attend the Flagstaff campus.
  • About 8,600 students will attend classes online or at one of 24 statewide campuses.
  • About 5,800 first-year students are enrolling at NAU.
  • More than 2,200 new transfer students will begin this year, in Flagstaff, statewide and online.
  • NAU will house 10,400 students on campus, including 90% of freshmen.
  • With the addition of the Honors Living and Learning Community, NAU is ranked in the top 1% of the nation for on-campus housing capacity.

A look at this year’s Lumberjacks

  • About 69% of NAU students are Arizona residents.
  • More than 36% of the student body identifies as non-white or as two or more ethnicities.
  • 4% of NAU’s students and 2% of incoming freshmen are international students from 78 countries representing all continents but Antarctica.
  • More than 1,000 new graduate students are starting at NAU this fall, a 10% increase over last year.