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CSUN Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the CSUN student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. The results of the California State University - Northridge <nil> diversity report are below.

CSUN Student Population

40,381 Total Students
29,191 Undergraduates
2,702 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend California State University - Northridge?

CSUN total enrollment is approximately 40,381 students. 29,191 are undergraduates and 2,702 are graduate students.

CSUN Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CSUN undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSUN Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 15,720
White 5,814
Asian 2,576
International 1,888
Black or African American 1,397
Unknown 906
Multi-Ethnic 825
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 42

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CSUN Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 69% of full-time grad students are women, and 31% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSUN Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 1,051
White 823
Asian 236
Unknown 225
International 200
Black or African American 91
Multi-Ethnic 68
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

CSUN Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 20,221
White 8,713
Asian 3,592
International 2,485
Unknown 2,296
Black or African American 1,830
Multi-Ethnic 1,156
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 53

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - Northridge Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,083
Asian 464
Black or African American 254
Multi-Ethnic 70
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at CSUN.

CSUN Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Female Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 22,973 female students and 17,408 male students at CSUN.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CSUN is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.60 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about CSUN faculty.

There are approximately 2,125 female teachers and 1,760 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.18% Out of State
2.33% Out of the Country

CSUN ranks 1,534 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.18% of CSUN students come from out of state, and 2.33% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  29 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 22 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 4,342
Washington 6
Illinois 5
Nevada 4
Florida 4

International Students at CSUN

Students from 107 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Kuwait, China, and India.

Learn more about international students at CSUN.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
43.00% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  78.83 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CSUN, 43.00% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 11,104
20-21 9,468
18-19 8,299
25-29 6,719
35 and over 2,748
30-34 2,283
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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