Bethune - Cookman University

Bethune - Cookman University Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Bethune - Cookman University diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Bethune - Cookman University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Bethune - Cookman University?

Bethune - Cookman University total enrollment is approximately 2,901 students.

2,708 are undergraduates and 104 are graduate students.

Bethune - Cookman University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bethune - Cookman University undergraduate population is made up of 63% women, and 37% men.

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Bethune - Cookman University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 2,133
Unknown 270
Hispanic 118
International 83
Multi-Ethnic 73
White 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Asian 0

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Bethune - Cookman University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 64% of full-time grad students are women, and 36% men.

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Bethune - Cookman University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 83
Unknown 7
International 6
Multi-Ethnic 3
Hispanic 3
White 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Asian 0

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Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bethune - Cookman University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,076 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2076 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  40.93 out of 100
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This school is was found to be average when it comes to overall diversity, which means the student races, ethnicities, ages, genders and locations are close to the typical amount seen in most universities.

How Does Bethune - Cookman University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Bethune - Cookman University is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
HBCU YES

Bethune - Cookman University is ranked 3,411 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3411 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  10.00 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Bethune - Cookman University is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

Bethune - Cookman University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 2,282
Unknown 287
Hispanic 124
International 96
Multi-Ethnic 77
White 28
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Asian 0

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bethune - Cookman University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 558
White 191
Asian 27
Multi-Ethnic 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Bethune - Cookman University ranks 2,086 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2086 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  44.97 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,822 female students and 1,079 male students at Bethune - Cookman University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bethune - Cookman University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.56 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 446 female teachers and 392 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

28.18% Out of State
1.29% Out of the Country

Bethune - Cookman University ranks 633 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

28.18% of Bethune - Cookman University students come from out of state, and 1.29% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  71 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 27 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Florida 814
Georgia 114
California 30
Maryland 16
Alabama 13

International Students at Bethune - Cookman University

Students from 34 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Bahamas, United Kingdom, and Colombia.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
69.54% 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  63.94 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bethune - Cookman University, 69.54% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,778
20-21 1,103
22-24 774
25-29 155
35 and over 96
30-34 43
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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