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CSU Demographics & Diversity Report

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

CSU Student Population

3,350 Total Students
2,491 Undergraduates
163 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Charleston Southern University?

CSU total enrollment is approximately 3,350 students. 2,491 are undergraduates and 163 are graduate students.

CSU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CSU undergraduate population is made up of 65% women, and 35% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,544
Black or African American 407
Unknown 255
Hispanic 141
Multi-Ethnic 64
Asian 36
International 32
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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CSU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 71% of full-time grad students are women, and 29% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 113
Black or African American 22
Asian 10
Unknown 10
Hispanic 4
International 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

CSU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,022
Black or African American 608
Unknown 341
Hispanic 171
Multi-Ethnic 83
Asian 55
International 53
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Charleston Southern University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 509
Black or African American 50
Asian 9
Multi-Ethnic 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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CSU Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 2,144 female students and 1,206 male students at CSU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CSU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  98.12 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 298 female teachers and 287 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

21.84% Out of State
0.41% Out of the Country

CSU ranks 834 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

21.84% of CSU students come from out of state, and 0.41% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  61 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 28 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
South Carolina 560
Florida 26
Georgia 25
North Carolina 21
Virginia 13

International Students at CSU

Students from 28 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Canada, and Brazil.

Learn more about international students at CSU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
57.88% 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  78.48 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CSU, 57.88% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,041
20-21 980
22-24 527
35 and over 370
25-29 350
30-34 203
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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