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Total Enrollment 29,566
Undergraduate 25,228
Graduate 4,338
Men 10,716
Women 18,850

NAU Student Population

There are 29,566 students including 25,228 undergraduate and 4,338 graduate students at Northern Arizona University for academic year 2020-2021. By attending status, there are 22,870 full-time and 6,696 part-time students with gender distribution of 10,716 male and 18,850 female students. Northern Arizona University is offering the distance learning opportunity (online degree program) and total 6,363 students have enrolled online program exclusively.

Student Gender Distribution

Northern Arizona University has a total enrollment of 29,566 with a gender distribution of 36.24% male (10,716 students) and 63.76% female (18,850 students). There are 9,401 male and 15,827 female students in undergraduate school and 1,315 male and 3,023 female students are attending graduate school at Northern Arizona University.
Student Population By Gender
Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
Total29,56610,71618,850
Undergraduate25,2289,40115,827
Graduate4,3381,3153,023
Full-time22,8708,34014,530
Part-time6,6962,3764,320
[Chart] Northern Arizona University 2021 Gender Distribution of Enrollment

Enrollment by Attending Status

Northern Arizona University has 22,870 full-time and 6,696 part-time students. In undergraduate school, 20,642 students are attending classes with full-time status, and 4,586 students are attending with part-time status. In graduate school, 2,228 students are full-time and 2,110 are part-time students.
Student Population By Attendance Status
Northern Arizona University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total29,56622,8706,696
Undergraduate25,22820,6424,586
Graduate4,3382,2282,110
Men10,7168,3402,376
Women18,85014,5304,320
[Chart] Northern Arizona University Enrollment by Attending Status

Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

At Northern Arizona University, 6,363 students have enrolled exclusively in online courses and 10,977 students have enrolled in some online courses out of total 29,566 students. In undergraduate schools, 14,985 students take at least one online course and in graduate schools, 2,355 students are attending some online courses.
2021 Distance Learning Enrollment
Northern Arizona University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total29,56625,2284,338
Online Exclusively6,3634,4281,935
In Some Online Classes10,97710,557420
Not In Online Classes12,22610,2431,983
[Chart] Northern Arizona University Distance Learning (Online Class) Enrollment

Race/Ethnicity Distribution

This section analyzes the student population by race/ethnicity at Northern Arizona University. There are 892 American Indian/Native American, 16,260 White, 985 Black/African American, 631 Asian, 7,377 Hispanic, 67 Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, and 1,140 students with other races.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
Northern Arizona University
TotalMenWomen
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
Race Un-Known1,111554557
[Chart] Northern Arizona UniversityRace/Ethnicity Distribution

Student Age Distribution

Next table and chart show the student enrollment by age distribution at Northern Arizona University.
Age Distribution
Northern Arizona University
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total29,56625,2284,338
Under 184284280
Age 18-199,1519,1510
Age 20-218,3638,31350
Age 22-244,0603,154906
Age 25-292,8151,6871,128
Age 30-341,630919711
Age 35-391,109622487
Age 40-491,393665728
Age 50-64581271310
Over 64361818
Age Un-Known000
[Chart] Northern Arizona University 2021 Age Distribution of Enrollment