California State University - San Marcos

CSUSM 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, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the CSUSM diversity report below.

CSUSM Student Population

How Many Students Attend California State University - San Marcos?

CSUSM total enrollment is approximately 16,053 students.

12,155 are undergraduates and 911 are graduate students.

CSUSM Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CSUSM undergraduate population is made up of 62% women, and 38% men.

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CSUSM Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 5,872
White 3,104
Asian 1,107
Multi-Ethnic 626
International 601
Unknown 434
Black or African American 357
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 27

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CSUSM Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

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

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CSUSM Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 342
Hispanic 289
International 84
Asian 67
Unknown 53
Multi-Ethnic 43
Black or African American 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CSUSM achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,050 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1050 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  70.14 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 CSUSM Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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CSUSM overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CSUSM is ranked 647 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  647 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  82.95 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.

CSUSM Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 7,299
White 4,317
Asian 1,488
Multi-Ethnic 833
International 800
Unknown 749
Black or African American 484
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 38

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State University - San Marcos Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 986
Asian 136
Black or African American 62
Multi-Ethnic 35
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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CSUSM ranks 2,043 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2043 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  46.11 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 9,882 female students and 6,171 male students at CSUSM.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CSUSM is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  74.80 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 1,001 female teachers and 598 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

2.04% Out of State
2% Out of the Country

CSUSM ranks 1,460 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

2.04% of CSUSM students come from out of state, and 2% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  33 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
California 2,066
Washington 5
Arizona 5
Colorado 5
Alaska 4

International Students at CSUSM

Students from 56 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Japan, and Saudi Arabia.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.36% 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  78.60 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CSUSM, 48.36% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,003
22-24 3,754
20-21 3,616
25-29 2,158
35 and over 1,105
30-34 871
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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