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CSU Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of CSU students.

CSU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Chicago State University?

CSU total enrollment is approximately 3,039 students.

1,361 are undergraduates and 508 are graduate students.

CSU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CSU undergraduate population is made up of 68% women, and 32% men.

CSU Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Chicago State University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 953
Unknown 149
Hispanic 147
International 54
White 47
Asian 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Multi-Ethnic 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CSU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 66% of full-time grad students are women, and 34% men.

CSU Graduate Student Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Chicago State University Graduate Students Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 275
White 67
Asian 57
Hispanic 40
International 38
Unknown 30
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Multi-Ethnic 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CSU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,536 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2536 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  27.84 out of 100
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To get this overall diversity score, we looked at the combined rankings of student racial/ethnic diversity, as well as age, gender, and geographic diversity.

How Does CSU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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CSU 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

81% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CSU is ranked 3,234 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3234 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  14.67 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.

CSU Racial Demographics:

CSU Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 2,111
Unknown 291
Hispanic 275
White 168
International 107
Asian 77
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Multi-Ethnic 0

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Chicago State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of CSU Faculty
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 440
White 118
Asian 26
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

CSU ranks 2,727 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2727 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  28.06 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

CSU Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 2,105 female students and 934 male students at CSU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CSU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  91.84 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

CSU Faculty Male/Female Ratio

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There are approximately 371 female teachers and 315 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

23.17% Out of State
4.65% Out of the Country

CSU ranks 1,176 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

23.17% of CSU students come from out of state, and 4.65% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  46 out of 100.
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Where are CSU Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are CSU Students From?
State Amount
Illinois 63
Wisconsin 3
Michigan 3
Indiana 3
Ohio 2

International Students at CSU

Students from 30 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, Canada, and China.

Learn more about international students at CSU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
11.22% 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  87.63 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CSU, 11.22% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

CSU Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 912
25-29 847
22-24 580
30-34 366
20-21 207
18-19 141
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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