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Benedictine U Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Benedictine U student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Benedictine University 2021 diversity report are below.

Benedictine U Student Population

How Many Students Attend Benedictine University?

Benedictine U total enrollment is approximately 4,401 students.

2,131 are undergraduates and 315 are graduate students.

Benedictine U Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Benedictine U undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.

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Benedictine U Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 901
Hispanic 398
Asian 341
Unknown 220
Black or African American 189
International 42
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12
Multi-Ethnic 0

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Benedictine U Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 66% of full-time grad students are women, and 34% men.

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Benedictine U Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Unknown 116
White 104
Asian 40
Black or African American 33
Hispanic 19
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Benedictine U achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #219 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  219 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  93.79 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Benedictine U Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Benedictine U is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Benedictine U is ranked 558 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  558 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  85.30 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Benedictine U Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,730
Unknown 1,030
Hispanic 552
Asian 539
Black or African American 426
International 68
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 18
Multi-Ethnic 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Benedictine University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 782
Black or African American 85
Asian 65
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Benedictine U ranks 684 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  684 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  81.97 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 2,687 female students and 1,714 male students at Benedictine U.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Benedictine U is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.44 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 550 female teachers and 454 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

29.08% Out of State

Benedictine U ranks 827 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

29.08% of Benedictine U students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  62 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 15 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 392
Arizona 91
Indiana 19
California 11
Wisconsin 9

International Students at Benedictine U

Students from 19 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Libya, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
34.18% 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  88.37 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Benedictine U, 34.18% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 1,059
20-21 931
22-24 900
25-29 876
18-19 812
30-34 504
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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