California State University-Northridge Demographics & DiversityNorthridge, California
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at California State University-Northridge are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 77% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
California State University Northridge has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 26% more female students than male students enrolled at California State University Northridge with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, California State University-Northridge has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Geographic DiversityVery Low
California State University-Northridge serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$64,055 per year
62% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||19.8%|
|Part time Undergrads||18.3%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110608 IPEDS survey data for California State University Northridge.