NAU Student Population

Total 29,566 students are enrolled in Northern Arizona University (25,228 undergraduate and 4,338 graduate). Among them, 6,363 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 1,786 faculties are working for Northern Arizona University and student to faculty ratio is 16.55 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 29,566
  • Undergraduate: 25,228
  • Graduate: 4,338
  • Online Students: 6,363

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 29,566 students enrolled into Northern Arizona University. 25,228 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 4,338 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 22,870 full-time and 6,696 part-time students. By gender, 10,716 male and 18,850 female students are attending at Northern Arizona University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Northern Arizona University.
Student Population By Gender
Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total29,56610,71618,850
Undergraduate25,2289,40115,827
Graduate4,3381,3153,023
Student Population By Attending Status
Northern Arizona University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total29,56622,8706,696
Undergraduate25,22820,6424,586
Graduate4,3382,2282,110

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Northern Arizona University.
There are 16,260 White (55.00%), 985 Black/African American (3.33%), 7,377 Hispanic (24.95%), 631 Asian (2.13%), and 4,313 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total29,56610,71618,850
American Indian/Native American892259633
Asian631202429
Black/African American985391594
Hispanic7,3772,3964,981
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander673334
White16,2605,88810,372
Two More1,582586996
Un-Known1,111554557
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total25,2289,40115,827
American Indian/Native American702215487
Asian526186340
Black/African American802325477
Hispanic6,5182,1584,360
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander603129
White13,6825,1258,557
Two More1,408527881
Un-Known1,037523514
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total4,3381,3153,023
American Indian/Native American19044146
Asian1051689
Black/African American18366117
Hispanic859238621
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander725
White2,5787631,815
Two More17459115
Un-Known743143

Online Student Population

Northern Arizona University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 6,304 students (20.29% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 7,024 students (22.61% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Northern Arizona University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Northern Arizona University
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total31,0666,3047,02417,738
Undergraduate27,0724,4836,60115,988
Graduate3,9941,8214231,750

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Northern Arizona University. 12,874 students are aged 20 to 24 (41.44% of total students), 10,250 students are aged below 20 (32.99%), 674 students are aged above 50 (2.17%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Northern Arizona University.
Student Population By Age at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total31,06611,81219,254
Under 18402122280
Age 18-199,8483,6146,234
Age 20-218,2743,2125,062
Age 22-244,6002,0392,561
Age 25-292,9821,1791,803
Age 30-341,7196441,075
Age 35-391,171398773
Age 40-491,396421975
Age 50-64632167465
Over 64421626
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total27,07210,58716,485
Under 18402122280
Age 18-199,8483,6146,234
Age 20-218,2443,2075,037
Age 22-243,8031,8191,984
Age 25-291,9048271,077
Age 30-341,058404654
Age 35-39686250436
Age 40-49791248543
Age 50-6431789228
Over 6419712
Graduate Student Population By Age at Northern Arizona University
TotalMaleFemale
Total3,9941,2252,769
Age 20-2130525
Age 22-24797220577
Age 25-291,078352726
Age 30-34661240421
Age 35-39485148337
Age 40-49605173432
Age 50-6431578237
Over 6423914

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