Northern Arizona University Establishes Partnership with the AU-ABC Program

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NAU Partners with the Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative

We are very honored to establish this partnership. We strive to support our active duty service members in every way we can.

Northern Arizona University (NAU) recently became an Air University Associate-to-Baccalaureate Cooperative (AU-ABC) partner, allowing members of the United States Air Force who are earning an associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) to start earning their bachelor’s degree now at NAU.

In order to establish an AU-ABC partnership, NAU had to meet strict requirements including specific accreditation standards, online delivery instruction offerings and requiring no more than 60 hours to earn a bachelor’s degree upon earning an AAS degree.

“We are very honored to establish this partnership,” says LTC (R) Jim Johnson, Manager of Military Initiatives at NAU. “We strive to support our active duty service members in every way we can.”

NAU has a strong reputation as being a military-friendly university. In addition to offering priority enrollment and military benefits counseling, NAU offers its active duty military and veteran students:

  •     Tuition equal to the DoD Tuition Assistance rates for active duty
  •     Full in-state tuition assistance under the VA Education Programs
  •     Application fee waived for undergraduate degrees

NAU was ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s best universities for online bachelor’s degree programs for veterans. Military Times named Northern Arizona University among its Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 rankings. NAU is also recognized by the Arizona State Legislature as an Arizona Veterans Supportive Campus.

About The Extended Campuses of Northern Arizona University: For more than 30 years, the Extended Campuses of Northern Arizona University has delivered a respected, accredited and affordable university education to students wherever they want to learn. Non-traditional students, including working adults, are empowered to advance personally and professionally through a network of more than 30 satellite campuses throughout Arizona and extensive online options offering over 100 degrees, certificate and endorsement programs across various disciplines. NAU-Extended Campuses continues to introduce innovative educational options to fulfill the growing need for public administrators, health professionals, teachers, business experts and community leaders within the state of Arizona, and beyond. To learn more about The Extended Campuses at Northern Arizona University, go to

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