2022 Student Population

A total of 28,711 students have enrolled at Northern Arizona University - 24,162 undergraduate and 4,549 graduate.
By gender, 10,412 male and 18,299 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 22,343 full-time students and 6,368 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 6,208 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 10,412 male and 18,299 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.57 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women 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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total24,16219,9184,244
Men8,9507,3141,636
Women15,21212,6042,608
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total4,5492,4252,124
Men1,462822640
Women3,0871,6031,484

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 15,949 White students (55.55%) and 7,047 Hispanic students (24.54%) 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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native674207467
Asian522187335
Black or African American734313421
Hispanic6,2092,0194,190
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander632835
White13,3675,0388,329
Two or More Races1,350498852
Race/Ethnicity Unknown842447395
Total 24,1628,95015,212
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native17534141
Asian972374
Black or African American1656897
Hispanic838230608
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander615
White2,5827161,866
Two or More Races17144127
Race/Ethnicity Unknown29020486
Total 4,5491,4623,087

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 21,387 students whose age under twenty five and 4,647 students whose age is over thirty years old at Northern Arizona University.
Especially, 363 students are younger than eighteen and 36 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

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
Total24,162 8,95015,212
Under 18363 109254
18-198,942 3,1855,757
20-218,026 2,9605,066
22-242,976 1,3421,634
25-291,509 594915
30-34878 305573
35-39539 176363
40-49621 185436
50-64290 90200
65 and over18 414
Total 24,162 8,95015,212
Population by Student Age at Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
Total4,549 1,4623,087
20-2181 2655
22-24999 285714
25-291,168 374794
30-34715 267448
35-39570 198372
40-49690 224466
50-64308 81227
65 and over18 711
Total 4,549 1,4623,087

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Northern Arizona University, 15,811 students (55.07% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 6,208 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, 2,965 students live in Arizona where Northern Arizona University is located in and 1,013 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total28,71124,1624,549
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes6,2084,1862,022
Enrolled Some in Online Classes9,6039,152451
Not Enrolled in Online Classes12,90010,8242,076
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)6,2084,1862,022
Arizona Residents2,9651,976989
Other State in U.S.1,013688325
Outside of U.S.1156055
Unknown2,1151,462653

Online Enrollment Chart