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Central Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Central diversity report below.

Central Student Population

1,120 Total Students
1,079 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend Central College?

Central total enrollment is approximately 1,120 students.

Central Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Central undergraduate population is made up of 48% women, and 52% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Central Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 914
Hispanic 58
Multi-Ethnic 32
Black or African American 30
Unknown 23
Asian 18
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
International 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Central Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 949
Hispanic 59
Multi-Ethnic 32
Black or African American 32
Unknown 24
Asian 20
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
International 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Central College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 469
Asian 12
Black or African American 7
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Central.

Central Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 535 female students and 585 male students at Central.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Central is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  82.17 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Central faculty.

There are approximately 304 female teachers and 212 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

34.98% Out of State

Central ranks 854 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

34.98% of Central students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  60 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 17 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Iowa 210
Illinois 44
Arizona 9
Wisconsin 8
Kansas 5

International Students at Central

Students from 4 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Serbia, and Ethiopia.

Learn more about international students at Central.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
90.30% 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  45.86 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Central, 90.30% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 572
20-21 545
22-24 83
25-29 6
30-34 6
35 and over 5
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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