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Central Michigan Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Central Michigan students.

Central Michigan Student Population

17,311 Total Students
11,271 Undergraduates
1,648 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Central Michigan University?

Central Michigan total enrollment is approximately 17,311 students. 11,271 are undergraduates and 1,648 are graduate students.

Central Michigan Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Central Michigan undergraduate population is made up of 60% women, and 40% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Central Michigan Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,593
Black or African American 1,157
Hispanic 589
Multi-Ethnic 462
International 159
Asian 139
Unknown 92
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Central Michigan Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 59% of full-time grad students are women, and 41% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Central Michigan Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,103
International 165
Black or African American 123
Asian 90
Unknown 66
Hispanic 43
Multi-Ethnic 42
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Central Michigan Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 12,696
Black or African American 1,897
Hispanic 854
Multi-Ethnic 647
International 459
Asian 320
Unknown 289
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 14

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Central Michigan University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,469
Asian 115
Black or African American 86
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 32
Multi-Ethnic 14
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Central Michigan.

Central Michigan Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 10,423 female students and 6,888 male students at Central Michigan.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Central Michigan is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.78 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Central Michigan faculty.

There are approximately 1,567 female teachers and 1,329 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

8.32% Out of State
0.63% Out of the Country

Central Michigan ranks 1,112 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

8.32% of Central Michigan students come from out of state, and 0.63% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  49 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 29 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Michigan 3,206
Illinois 153
Indiana 23
Wisconsin 14
Ohio 13

International Students at Central Michigan

Students from 67 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at Central Michigan.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
50.38% 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  79.78 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Central Michigan, 50.38% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 6,522
18-19 5,195
22-24 5,002
35 and over 2,753
25-29 2,510
30-34 1,213
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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