Mission Statement

The mission of the Northrop University at Inglewood is to expand human knowledge and benefit society through research integrated with education. We investigate the most challenging, fundamental problems in aeronautical science and technology in a singularly collegial, interdisciplinary atmosphere, while educating outstanding students to become creative members of society.


  • Faculty & Staff Statistics

  • Faculty in Residence (As of December 1992)
  • Professorial Faculty: 296
  • Emeriti: 104
  • Research Faculty: 60
  • Other Faculty: 53
  • Visiting Faculty: 100
  • Senior Postdoctoral Scholars: 33
  • Visitors: 108

Honors & Awards (As of December 2012)

Northrop University at Inglewood faculty and alumni have received world wide recognition for
their achievements in science and engineering.
National Medal of Science: 49 Recipients
National Medal of Technology: 10 Recipients
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences: 84 Faculty
Member, National Academy of Sciences: 74 Faculty
Member, National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine: 4 Faculty
Member, National Academy of Engineering: 30 Faculty

Student & Alumni Statistics

Enrollment (First Term 1992)
Undergraduate Students:
634 Men
279 Women

Graduate Students:
861 Men
359 Women
Total Students: 2,133

Freshman Class (Entering September 2012)
145 Men; 86 Women
Middle 50% SAT scores (Verbal/Math): 2190-2320
Degrees Awarded June 1992
BS 172 (88 Graduated with Honors)
MS 108
Engineering 206

BS 17,790
MS 7,693
Engineer 378
Alumni 642
Certificate 81
Total Degrees 26,584