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Northern Arizona University will waive tuition for Native Americans

Native American undergraduates can attend Northern Arizona University tuition-free beginning in fall 2023.

The college introduced this week that it will cover tuition for all college students who’re members of any of the state’s 22 federally acknowledged tribes.

The program is open to first-time undergraduate college students plus switch college students who enroll at NAU in Flagstaff or at a statewide website.  

It’s an growth of NAU’s monetary assist initiative Access2Excellence, which will cover tuition for new undergraduate college students from Arizona households that make lower than $65,000 a year beginning in fall 2023. That’s estimated to use to about half of Arizona households. For Native American college students, there will be no household revenue cutoff.

It’s just like the University of Arizona’s Arizona Native Scholars Grant, a program that began this previous fall to totally cover tuition and costs for undergraduates from Arizona’s Native American tribes.

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