Central Connecticut State University

CCSU Demographics & Diversity Report

Is CCSU really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at CCSU. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

CCSU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Central Connecticut State University?

CCSU total enrollment is approximately 11,154 students.

7,253 are undergraduates and 503 are graduate students.

CCSU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CCSU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,288
Hispanic 1,174
Black or African American 859
Asian 293
Multi-Ethnic 262
Unknown 245
International 121
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CCSU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 65% of full-time grad students are women, and 35% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CCSU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 330
Hispanic 69
Black or African American 44
Asian 23
Multi-Ethnic 17
International 13
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CCSU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #890 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  890 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  74.69 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does CCSU Diversity Compare to National Averages?


CCSU 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

35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CCSU is ranked 1,143 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1143 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  69.86 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

CCSU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,754
Hispanic 1,700
Black or African American 1,315
Asian 478
Multi-Ethnic 363
Unknown 344
International 179
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 11

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Central Connecticut State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,208
Black or African American 115
Asian 78
Multi-Ethnic 17
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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CCSU ranks 453 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  453 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  88.07 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 5,613 female students and 5,541 male students at CCSU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CCSU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  99.75 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 783 female teachers and 787 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

7.9% Out of State
2.21% Out of the Country

CCSU ranks 1,470 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

7.9% of CCSU students come from out of state, and 2.21% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  32 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 18 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Connecticut 1,143
New York 27
Massachusetts 27
New Jersey 10
Rhode Island 6

International Students at CCSU

Students from 49 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, Saudi Arabia, and China.

Learn more about international students at CCSU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
45.21% 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  83.39 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CCSU, 45.21% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 2,835
22-24 2,602
18-19 2,536
25-29 1,701
35 and over 1,116
30-34 754
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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