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NAU is working with Maverick College

NAU has agreed to provide benefits to eligible students who enroll and start in comparable NAU programs no later than the April 2020 Term (Spring B). Among other things, NAU has agreed to:

  1. Accept all credits to a comparable program awarded by Stratford University in accordance with NAU’s transfer of credit policies and accreditation and regulatory requirements (up to 75% of credits toward degree program).
  2. Expand the options for course equivalence and course substitution.
  3. Accept grades of “D” toward the program requirements, if accepted by Stratford University toward their degree programs.
  4. Provide for block transfer of Stratford University courses successfully completed in an associate degree program for a comparable NAU program or toward open-transfer degrees to the extent allowed by state regulations.
  5. Allow for the completion of dual-credit master’s courses within NAU bachelor’s programs to facilitate entry and completion of an NAU’s master’s degree.
  6. Allow additional credits earned in an associate degree program to be applied to an NAU bachelor’s degree program, when appropriate.
  7. Allow excess credits to be applied toward a dual emphasis area, certificate, or BS plus post-baccalaureate certificate, when appropriate.
  8. Provide opportunities to earn credits through test-out of certain courses, with such credits applied toward NAU’s residency requirement, when appropriate.
  9. Offer a reduced tuition rate to eligible current and former students who transfer into a comparable NAU degree program.


NAU has also agreed to expedite the admission process for eligible students and will:

  1. Provide customized enrollment processes, a transition team, and dedicated resources to serve students effectively.
  2. Waive undergraduate and graduate admissions testing and any application and admissions fees.
  3. Provide additional support to students who transfer from ground to online courses.


NAU has been serving students for over 75 years and offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. NAU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, with several academic programs separately accredited or approved by national educational and professional associations. ( | 800-609-1418 ).