MBA COURSES Wednesday 28th Jun 2017
North American University


North American University (NAU) is a private, non-profit, full-service college offering baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in three disciplines with several concentrations. We are located in the vibrant city of Stafford, part of the diverse Houston metropolitan area. As an institution of global learning, NAU offers a unique educational experience to our 720-member study body, which is composed of students from 54 countries.

At NAU, students receive individual attention from highly qualified faculty members with doctoral degrees and a vast body of professional experience.  Our custom-designed learning programs provide excellent opportunities to prepare for a globalized professional world where cultural competency is an indispensable asset.

Campus Life:

NAU students are curious and engaged; active involvement outside the classroom is central to NAU's culture. A large variety of student organizations, activities and events, athletic and educational opportunities keep the campus lively. Each day brings new experiences that allow students to engage their passions and build a lifelong community of kinship and support.

Student Services provides opportunities for students to achieve their goals and provides services that complement their academic experiences. Areas of support include student orientation, the use of library resources, computer and information services, career and counseling services, services for individuals with disabilities, the testing center, and student organizations.


North American University by the Numbers:

  • 100% campus faculty-led classes
  • 20:1 student-faculty ratio
  • 20+ on-campus clubs and organizations
  • Students from 54 countries
  • Small Campus with 720 enrolled students
  • +$3million awarded in grants and scholarships
  • Minimum TOEFL requirement: 79 IBT, 550 PBT, 213 CBT
  • (For conditional acceptance: 61 IBT, 500 PBT, 173 CBT)

The North American University teaches not what to think, but how. In an atmosphere of free and open inquiry, students and professors debate, collaborate, and investigate challenging assumptions—and one another—with field-advancing insights backed by rigorous study. This unique NAU education transforms individuals, preparing and empowering them to make a positive impact on the world.


North American University offers excellent undergraduate programs leading to bachelor’s degrees. Students enrolled in general education courses and those who are pursuing their majors and minors in the university work closely with a highly qualified faculty and faculty advisors in pursuit of their educational goals. In their programs of study, students are provided with the tools and specialized knowledge necessary for professional success, in addition to receiving a comprehensive education. Our mission is to deliver an educational experience to our students that supports their academic, intellectual, professional, personal development and life-long learning, and encourages the values that inform effective leadership and active citizenship.


North American University’s master degree programs prepare students for scholarly or professional careers, for more specialized study in the discipline, or to satisfy their desire to learn more about a subject. A master’s degree is a distinguished academic award conferred upon those who demonstrate a level of competence and accomplishment that is substantially higher than what is expected of undergraduate students. These competencies include the ability to communicate effectively, think critically, skills to analyze complex situations, proficiency to acquire, integrate and apply knowledge, leadership skills, a capacity to recognize and deal with ethical issues according to the standards of their particular profession, and the ability to work collaboratively with others.

International Students Office:

The International Student Office at North American University facilitates programs that allow the legal admission of international students, scholars, dependents, and faculty to the United States for study in the Intensive English Program and/or undergraduate/master degree programs.

The ISO provides assistance to approximately 600 individuals annually. It also serves as a resource on immigration matters for NAU and acts as a liaison to those federal agencies concerned with matters related to international students and scholars studying and working at NAU.

In consultation with faculty and administration, the ISO determines the visa and employment options for international students, scholars, visitors and employees that will permit the greatest benefit and flexibility to NAU and to the individual. International students are provided with advice and documentation necessary to maintain their legal status in the United States. Staff members also provide assistance to international students and visitors with adjusting to life in the United States.

Additionally, the ISO is responsible for selecting and maintaining the International student health insurance as well as directing students to facilities specified by the university health care provider.


2016-2017 Estimated Expenses for International Students:











International  Health Insurance


Personal Expenses:








*may vary depending on the program and/or course


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Merit Scholarships are available for qualified incoming students. In addition to scholarships for new students, we also provide current students the opportunity to increase their initial scholarship with improved GPAs though our scholarship renewal program. We offer scholarships from $2,000-$7,000 for qualified international students.


North American University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) to award Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
North American University is approved by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to grant Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

Commission on English Language Accreditation
The Gulf Language School at North American University is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period December 2013 through December 2018 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a national accrediting agency for English language programs and Institutions in the U.S.

Council for Higher Education Accreditation
North American University is a member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. A national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation, CHEA is an association of 3,000 degree-granting colleges and universities and recognizes 60 institutional and programmatic accrediting organizations.


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