Online. Affordable. Attainable.

A college education can open doors to a better, richer, more fulfilling life. Don’t you deserve that kind of opportunity? We think you do! That’s why at NAU, we provide comprehensive certificate and degree programs that are completely online and affordable. We also offer a generous transfer policy that acknowledges your previous education, military service, and life experience. And we reward you with reduced tuition as you progress on your path toward an eligible undergraduate degree. Discover your brighter future today.

Why Choose National American University?

100% Online

Nau is a pioneer in eLearning, providing flexible and convenient online instruction for more than 20 years

Generous Transfer Policy 

Up to 75% of your degree can be earned through eligible transfer credits allowing you to finish your more quickly and affordably.


Regional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission. Business programs accredited through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education.

Supportive Faculty and Academic Coaches

Dedicated instructors and Success Coaches will support you throughout your program and are committed to your success in school and career.

College Doesn’t Need to Be Expensive

NAU is committed to college affordability. That’s why we offer the convenience of online learning— so you can learn while you earn—and lower tuition rates. And there’s more:

  • Reduced tuition for active duty, Veterans, and their families
  • Generous transfer policy that maximizes allowable credits (prior education, life experience, on-the-job training, national testing, etc.)
  • Up to 75% undergraduate/70% master’s credits can be earned via transfer
  • Tiered tuition that lowers your cost-per-credit as you earn more credits toward your eligible undergraduate degree program
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities