Chowan University

Chowan University Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Chowan University students.

Chowan University Student Population

1,259 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Chowan University?

Chowan University total enrollment is approximately 1,259 students.

Chowan University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Chowan University undergraduate population is made up of 47% women, and 53% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Chowan University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 812
White 216
Unknown 107
International 40
Hispanic 34
Multi-Ethnic 20
Asian 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Chowan University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #643 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  643 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  81.72 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Chowan University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Chowan University overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Chowan University is ranked 2,374 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2374 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  37.37 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.

Chowan University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 821
White 219
Unknown 110
International 40
Hispanic 34
Multi-Ethnic 21
Asian 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Chowan University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 178
Black or African American 42
Asian 4
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Male Students

Chowan University ranks 207 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  207 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  94.56 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 589 female students and 670 male students at Chowan University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Chowan University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  96.52 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 111 female teachers and 119 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

43.27% Out of State
0.77% Out of the Country

Chowan University ranks 824 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

43.27% of Chowan University students come from out of state, and 0.77% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  62 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
North Carolina 278
Virginia 122
Maryland 46
Georgia 8
South Carolina 7

International Students at Chowan University

Students from 22 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, United Kingdom, and Bahamas.

Learn more about international students at Chowan University.

Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
73.99% 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  58.23 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Chowan University, 73.99% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 608
20-21 504
22-24 302
35 and over 50
25-29 25
30-34 10
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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