Student Population at NAU
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 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
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
|American Indian or Alaska Native||702||215||487|
|Black or African American||802||325||477|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||60||31||29|
|Two or More Races||1,408||527||881|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||190||44||146|
|Black or African American||183||66||117|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||7||2||5|
|Two or More Races||174||59||115|
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
|65 and over||18||6||12|
|65 and over||18||9||9|
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
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||6,363||4,428||1,935|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||10,977||10,557||420|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||12,226||10,243||1,983|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||6,363||4,428||1,935|
|Other State in U.S.||1,137||759||378|
|Outside of U.S.||182||144||38|