Calvin University

Calvin Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Calvin students.

Calvin Student Population

How Many Students Attend Calvin University?

Calvin total enrollment is approximately 3,570 students.

3,234 are undergraduates and 59 are graduate students.

Calvin Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Calvin undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Calvin Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,243
International 428
Asian 172
Hispanic 159
Black or African American 100
Multi-Ethnic 94
Unknown 34
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Calvin Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 81% of full-time grad students are women, and 19% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Calvin Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 46
International 8
Asian 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Black or African American 0
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Calvin achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #501 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  501 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  85.77 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 Calvin Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Calvin is ranked 2,583 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2583 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  31.86 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.

Calvin Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,470
International 454
Asian 183
Hispanic 175
Black or African American 127
Multi-Ethnic 107
Unknown 48
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Calvin University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 764
Black or African American 43
Asian 28
Multi-Ethnic 9
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Calvin ranks 519 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  519 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  86.33 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,912 female students and 1,658 male students at Calvin.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Calvin is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  99.54 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 437 female teachers and 441 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 15% in Geographic Diversity
41.53% Out of State
12.92% Out of the Country

Calvin ranks 328 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

41.53% of Calvin students come from out of state, and 12.92% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  84 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 36 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Michigan 473
Illinois 81
Indiana 39
California 34
Ohio 24

International Students at Calvin

Students from 52 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from South Korea, Ghana, and Canada.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
82.50% 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  56.46 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Calvin, 82.50% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,639
18-19 1,529
22-24 367
35 and over 84
25-29 75
30-34 30
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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