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CUA Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the CUA student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Catholic University of America <nil> diversity report are below.

CUA Student Population

5,366 Total Students
2,934 Undergraduates
996 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Catholic University of America?

CUA total enrollment is approximately 5,366 students. 2,934 are undergraduates and 996 are graduate students.

CUA Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CUA undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CUA Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,025
Hispanic 424
Multi-Ethnic 119
Black or African American 103
International 101
Asian 86
Unknown 70
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CUA Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 50% of full-time grad students are women, and 50% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CUA Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 534
International 154
Hispanic 91
Black or African American 82
Unknown 62
Multi-Ethnic 43
Asian 28
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

CUA Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,254
Hispanic 629
International 459
Black or African American 370
Multi-Ethnic 246
Unknown 227
Asian 171
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Catholic University of America Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 841
Black or African American 247
Asian 98
Multi-Ethnic 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at CUA.

CUA Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,962 female students and 2,404 male students at CUA.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CUA is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.14 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 871 female teachers and 960 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

97.09% Out of State

CUA ranks 136 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

97.09% of CUA students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  93 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 32 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Maryland 133
New Jersey 108
Pennsylvania 100
New York 88
Virginia 50

International Students at CUA

Students from 75 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, and China.

Learn more about international students at CUA.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
47.14% 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  86.10 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CUA, 47.14% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,508
18-19 1,331
35 and over 997
25-29 795
22-24 753
30-34 582
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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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