Student Population at CSUN
2022 Student Population
A total of 40,108 students have enrolled at California State University-Northridge - 34,496 undergraduate and 5,612 graduate.
By gender, 17,387 male and 22,721 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 30,944 full-time students and 9,164 part-time students.
The number of students at California State University-Northridge is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Academy of Art University and California Baptist University, its population is very large (average population is 15,725).
California State University-Northridge offers online degree/certificate programs and 28,617 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 17,387 male and 22,721 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.77 to 1 and the ratio is average (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 20,511 Hispanic students (51.14%) and 8,382 White students (20.90%) at California State University-Northridge(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at California State University-Northridge.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||28||13||15|
|Black or African American||1,618||660||958|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||51||26||25|
|Two or More Races||1,026||476||550|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||9||3||6|
|Black or African American||179||50||129|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||2||0||2|
|Two or More Races||145||42||103|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 28,045 students whose age under twenty five and 5,392 students whose age is over thirty years old at California State University-Northridge.
Especially, 533 students are younger than eighteen and 30 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at California State University-Northridge.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||17||6||11|
|65 and over||13||9||4|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At California State University-Northridge, 38,276 students (95.43% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 28,617 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 27,620 students live in California where California State University-Northridge is located in and 212 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||28,617||25,438||3,179|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||9,659||8,675||984|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||1,832||383||1,449|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||28,617||25,438||3,179|
|Other State in U.S.||212||179||33|
|Outside of U.S.||785||526||259|