No matter what country you’re from, NAU will be a home for your intellectual, personal, and professional growth. You’ll join more than 1,400 international students from 80 countries who have all chosen to pursue their educational passions here. Located in the stunning southwestern United States, Flagstaff, Arizona is nestled in the mountains and experiences all four seasons. It’s the perfect place to pursue your studies—and there is no place quite like it. 

Beginning with our International Student Orientation, you’ll find an active social scene filled with all kinds of events and you’ll be able to join some of our 300 student clubs and organizations. 

NAU offers 93 different undergraduate programs that will prepare you for any career. The programs link you directly to expert faculty who will know you by name. Programs of note include forestry, hotel and restaurant management, international hospitality management, and environmental sciences and engineering, among many others.


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Students will receive a stipend per semester to be used on or off campus at restaurants or grocery stores. Students should not consider enrolling in a meal plan on campus until after orientation. Meal plans will exceed stipend allowed. Most dorms will have some sort of cooking facilities (please verify when selecting your housing). During orientation students will be required to open a US bank to receive theie stipend. It is recommend students prepare money for the first 3 weeks just in case the stipend/bank processing takes time.

Students will purchase meals with stipend. No additional funds are provided.

*Calendar Year students are not eligible for ISEP housing or meal benefits over the summer break. 

Course Description

To find courses, go to the course catalog and search by keyword. Select the term from the drop-down box. Course information for future terms may be incomplete or unavailable. Courses at the 500- and 600-level are at the graduate level. 

Having difficulty finding course information? Contact your ISEP Student Advisor whose contact information can be found in your ISEP Dashboard. 

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Jacki D'Amico 703-504-9977 | Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.


(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Area Studies:

    Asian Studies Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other Gay/Lesbian Studies Latin American Studies Multicultural and Diversity Studies Native American Studies Women’s Studies

  • Biology:

    Anatomy Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Microbiology and Immunology Physiology Wildlife Biology Zoology/Animal Biology

  • Business: Recommended!

    Accounting Business Management Construction Management Economics Finance Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management Management Information Systems Marketing Organizational Behavior Studies

  • Communication: Recommended!

    Advertising Digital Communication and Media Journalism Photojournalism Public Relations Radio and Television Speech Communication and Rhetoric

  • Computer and Information Sciences:

    Computer Applications Programming Informatics

  • Construction Trades

    Building Construction Technology

  • Education:

    Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Physical Education Teaching and Coaching Secondary Education Special Education

  • Engineering:

    Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Environmental Engineering Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature:

    American Literature (United States) General Literature Professional/Technical Writing Rhetoric and Composition Writing

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures:

    Arabic Language and Literature Chinese Language and Literature French Language and Literature German Language and Literature Italian Language and Literature Japanese Language and Literature Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Sciences:

    Community Health Services/Counseling Nutrition Sciences Occupational Therapy Physician Assistant Public Health Respiratory Therapy

  • History:

    American History (United States) Ancient Studies/Civilizations Asian History European History History, Other Museology/Museum Studies

  • Hospitality and Tourism: Recommended!

    Event Planning Hospitality Management Hotel and Restaurant Management Tourism Management

  • Human Services:

    Public Administration Social Work

  • International/Global Studies

    International Relations and Affairs

  • Law/Criminal Justice:

    Criminology Forensic Science and Technology International Business, Trade, and Tax Law

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences


  • Mathematics


  • Natural Resources/Conservation: Recommended!

    Environmental Science Forestry Sustainability Studies

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies:

    Philosophy Religious Studies

  • Physical Sciences:

    Astronomy Chemistry Geology/Earth Science Physics

  • Psychology

    Behavioral Sciences

  • Social Sciences:

    Anthropology Cartography/GIS Geography Political Science and Government Sociology

  • Sports Studies

    Kinesiology and Exercise Science

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Acting Art History Ceramics Cinematography and Film Production Design and Visual Communications Drama and Theatre Arts Film Studies Painting Printmaking Sculpture Studio Arts Technical Theatre Design and Technology

Academic Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT Score: 70
  • Institutional TOEFL Score: 525
  • IELTS Score: 6
  • Duolingo Total: 105
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Reading Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Listening Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
  • LPR Speaking Score: B2 - Intermediate High-Advanced
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Exchange student from Europe can submit a CEFR score with B2 level in English or above, instead of a TOEFL/IELTS score. 

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual
  • Speech
  • Learning

Other Academic Conditions

The course catalog can be found at  Full-time undergraduate students enroll in a minimum of 12 credits each semester. The maximum number of units students can enroll in is 19 per semester.  *All majors are available to exchange students, excluding Dental Hygiene and Nursing. Some courses may require professor permission prior to enrollment. Liberal studies tend to be the most common courses taken. Courses may fill up quickly and are not guaranteed for enrollment. Some special courses such as art, engineering or science may require extra registration fees, which are the responsibility of the student. Course fees will range widely and can be found on the class detail in the catalog. A second, higher application is required for admission into all music programs as well as a mandatory audition.

Certain syllabi may be available in advance to prospective students; contact your ISEP Student Advisor.

Northern Arizona University is willing to accept Duolingo English test as an alternative to other English assessments such as TOEFL and IELTS. 

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible. 

VISA: All non-U.S. citizens will be required to obtain a visa. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

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