Student Population at CSUN
2021 Student Population
A total of 40,381 students have enrolled at California State University-Northridge - 34,916 undergraduate and 5,465 graduate.
By gender, 17,408 male and 22,973 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 31,893 full-time students and 8,488 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 California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, its population is very large (average population is 16,208).
California State University-Northridge offers online degree/certificate programs and 34,499 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 17,408 male and 22,973 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.76 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 20,221 Hispanic students (50.08%) and 8,713 White students (21.58%) 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||11||17|
|Black or African American||1,657||677||980|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||47||24||23|
|Two or More Races||1,019||482||537|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||7||6||1|
|Black or African American||173||35||138|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||6||3||3|
|Two or More Races||137||40||97|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 28,373 students whose age under twenty five and 5,233 students whose age is over thirty years old at California State University-Northridge.
Especially, 444 students are younger than eighteen and 41 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||19||5||14|
|65 and over||22||8||14|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At California State University-Northridge, 39,376 students (97.51% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 34,499 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, 33,350 students live in California where California State University-Northridge is located in and 313 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||34,499||30,091||4,408|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||4,877||4,310||567|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||1,005||515||490|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||34,499||30,091||4,408|
|Other State in U.S.||313||179||134|
|Outside of U.S.||836||671||165|