Chatham University

Chatham Demographics & Diversity Report

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

Chatham Student Population

How Many Students Attend Chatham University?

Chatham total enrollment is approximately 2,437 students.

1,142 are undergraduates and 706 are graduate students.

Chatham Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Chatham undergraduate population is made up of 70% women, and 30% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Chatham Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 861
International 68
Black or African American 55
Hispanic 52
Unknown 43
Asian 34
Multi-Ethnic 28
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Chatham Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 80% of full-time grad students are women, and 20% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Chatham Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 502
Black or African American 50
Unknown 44
Hispanic 39
Asian 30
International 21
Multi-Ethnic 16
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Chatham achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,391 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2391 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  31.97 out of 100
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A lower overall diversity school means the student body is not very diverse when it comes to race/ethnicity, ages, genders, and locations.

How Does Chatham Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Chatham is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Chatham is ranked 2,962 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2962 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  21.85 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Chatham Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,617
Unknown 314
Black or African American 164
Hispanic 115
International 93
Asian 81
Multi-Ethnic 48
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Chatham University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 539
Black or African American 36
Asian 16
Multi-Ethnic 7
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Chatham ranks 2,848 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2848 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  24.86 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,841 female students and 596 male students at Chatham.

Slightly Unbalanced Ratio of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Chatham is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  65.58 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 414 female teachers and 202 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

22.16% Out of State

Chatham ranks 1,038 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

22.16% of Chatham students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  52 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.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Pennsylvania 148
Ohio 9
New York 5
Virginia 5
Michigan 3

International Students at Chatham

Students from 32 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, China, and Canada.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
36.18% 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  84.34 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Chatham, 36.18% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 553
18-19 430
25-29 398
20-21 391
35 and over 305
30-34 179
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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