Catholic University of America

CUA Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the CUA diversity report below.

CUA Student Population

How Many Students Attend Catholic University of America?

CUA total enrollment is approximately 5,771 students.

3,168 are undergraduates and 1,054 are graduate students.

CUA Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CUA undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CUA Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,152
Hispanic 449
International 148
Multi-Ethnic 133
Black or African American 116
Asian 105
Unknown 58
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.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CUA Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 503
International 186
Black or African American 102
Hispanic 93
Unknown 83
Multi-Ethnic 51
Asian 33
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CUA achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #96 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  96 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  97.30 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 CUA Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CUA is ranked 1,810 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1810 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  52.26 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at CUA is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

CUA Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,424
Hispanic 628
International 519
Black or African American 436
Multi-Ethnic 280
Unknown 271
Asian 199
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Catholic University of America Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

CUA ranks 537 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  537 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  85.85 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 3,158 female students and 2,613 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

Top 5% in 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.

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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%.

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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

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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