Claflin University

Claflin Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Claflin student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. The results of the Claflin University 2021 diversity report are below.

Claflin Student Population

How Many Students Attend Claflin University?

Claflin total enrollment is approximately 2,070 students.

1,889 are undergraduates and 70 are graduate students.

Claflin Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Claflin Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 1,726
International 57
Hispanic 26
White 22
Unknown 18
Asian 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Multi-Ethnic 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Claflin Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 77% of full-time grad students are women, and 23% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Claflin Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 56
International 7
Unknown 3
Asian 1
White 1
Multi-Ethnic 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Claflin achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,821 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2821 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  19.73 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 Claflin Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Claflin 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

94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
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Claflin is ranked 3,504 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3504 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  7.55 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.

Claflin is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

Claflin Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 1,871
International 67
Unknown 30
Hispanic 28
White 27
Asian 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Multi-Ethnic 1

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Claflin University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 311
White 62
Asian 37
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Claflin ranks 2,710 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2710 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  28.50 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,405 female students and 665 male students at Claflin.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Claflin is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  72.89 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 279 female teachers and 160 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

13.84% Out of State
1.22% Out of the Country

Claflin ranks 1,371 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

13.84% of Claflin students come from out of state, and 1.22% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  37 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
South Carolina 417
Georgia 27
North Carolina 8
Maryland 5
District of Columbia 5

International Students at Claflin

Students from 18 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Panama, Nigeria, and Mexico.

Learn more about international students at Claflin.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
71.35% 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  68.21 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Claflin, 71.35% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 836
20-21 683
22-24 286
35 and over 142
25-29 90
30-34 36
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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