2021 Student Population

A total of 29,566 students have enrolled at Northern Arizona University - 25,228 undergraduate and 4,338 graduate.
By gender, 10,716 male and 18,850 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 22,870 full-time students and 6,696 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 6,363 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 10,716 male and 18,850 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
Total25,22820,6424,586
Men9,4017,6151,786
Women15,82713,0272,800
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total4,3382,2282,110
Men1,315725590
Women3,0231,5031,520

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 16,260 White students (55.00%) and 7,377 Hispanic students (24.95%) 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 Native702215487
Asian526186340
Black or African American802325477
Hispanic6,5182,1584,360
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander603129
White13,6825,1258,557
Two or More Races1,408527881
Race/Ethnicity Unknown1,037523514
Total 25,2289,40115,827
Population by Race/Ethnicity at Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native19044146
Asian1051689
Black or African American18366117
Hispanic859238621
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander725
White2,5787631,815
Two or More Races17459115
Race/Ethnicity Unknown743143
Total 4,3381,3153,023

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 22,002 students whose age under twenty five and 4,749 students whose age is over thirty years old at Northern Arizona University.
Especially, 428 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
Total25,228 9,40115,827
Under 18428 115313
18-199,151 3,2885,863
20-218,313 3,0815,232
22-243,154 1,4311,723
25-291,687 6551,032
30-34919 331588
35-39622 219403
40-49665 198467
50-64271 77194
65 and over18 612
Total 25,228 9,40115,827
Population by Student Age at Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
Total4,338 1,3153,023
20-2150 743
22-24906 230676
25-291,128 351777
30-34711 267444
35-39487 143344
40-49728 226502
50-64310 82228
65 and over18 99
Total 4,338 1,3153,023

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Northern Arizona University, 17,340 students (58.65% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 6,363 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, 3,871 students live in Arizona where Northern Arizona University is located in and 1,137 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total29,56625,2284,338
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes6,3634,4281,935
Enrolled Some in Online Classes10,97710,557420
Not Enrolled in Online Classes12,22610,2431,983
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)6,3634,4281,935
Arizona Residents3,8712,5811,290
Other State in U.S.1,137759378
Outside of U.S.18214438
Unknown1,173944229

Online Enrollment Chart