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Cleveland State University Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Cleveland State University diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Cleveland State University Student Population

15,247 Total Students
8,803 Undergraduates
2,012 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Cleveland State University?

Cleveland State University total enrollment is approximately 15,247 students. 8,803 are undergraduates and 2,012 are graduate students.

Cleveland State University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Cleveland State University undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Cleveland State University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,760
Black or African American 1,161
Hispanic 679
International 416
Multi-Ethnic 392
Asian 293
Unknown 83
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Cleveland State University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 57% of full-time grad students are women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Cleveland State University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,116
International 438
Black or African American 194
Unknown 99
Hispanic 74
Asian 48
Multi-Ethnic 40
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

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

Cleveland State University Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,627
Black or African American 2,207
International 1,028
Hispanic 1,005
Multi-Ethnic 552
Asian 498
Unknown 295
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Cleveland State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,738
Black or African American 389
Asian 130
Multi-Ethnic 20
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Cleveland State University.

Cleveland State University Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 8,677 female students and 6,570 male students at Cleveland State University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Cleveland State University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.57 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Cleveland State University faculty.

There are approximately 1,250 female teachers and 1,144 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

6.71% Out of State
2.24% Out of the Country

Cleveland State University ranks 1,189 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

6.71% of Cleveland State University students come from out of state, and 2.24% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  45 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
Ohio 1,752
Pennsylvania 32
Michigan 16
Florida 10
Illinois 9

International Students at Cleveland State University

Students from 89 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

Learn more about international students at Cleveland State University.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
39.65% 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  85.18 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Cleveland State University, 39.65% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 3,688
18-19 3,327
20-21 3,164
25-29 2,736
35 and over 1,962
30-34 1,150
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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