Student Population at NAU
2020 Student Population
A total of 31,066 students have enrolled at Northern Arizona University - 27,072 undergraduate and 3,994 graduate.
By gender, 11,812 male and 19,254 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 23,853 full-time students and 7,213 part-time students.
The number of students at Northern Arizona University is very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Arizona.
Northern Arizona University offers online degree/certificate programs and 6,304 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 11,812 male and 19,254 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.61 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (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 17,448 White students (56.16%) and 7,235 Hispanic students (23.29%) at Northern Arizona University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Northern Arizona University.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||674||213||461|
|Black or African American||885||366||519|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||63||26||37|
|Two or More Races||1,517||578||939|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||175||48||127|
|Black or African American||185||62||123|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||11||3||8|
|Two or More Races||148||44||104|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 23,124 students whose age under twenty five and 4,960 students whose age is over thirty years old at Northern Arizona University.
Especially, 402 students are younger than eighteen and 42 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Northern Arizona University.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||19||7||12|
|65 and over||23||9||14|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Northern Arizona University, 13,328 students (42.90% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 6,304 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, 4,492 students live in Arizona where Northern Arizona University is located in and 1,157 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||6,304||4,483||1,821|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||7,024||6,601||423|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||17,738||15,988||1,750|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||6,304||4,483||1,821|
|Other State in U.S.||1,157||764||393|
|Outside of U.S.||114||85||29|