Cleveland State University

Cleveland State University Demographics & Diversity Report

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

Cleveland State University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Cleveland State University?

Cleveland State University total enrollment is approximately 15,433 students.

9,097 are undergraduates and 1,836 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 53% women, and 47% men.

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Cleveland State University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,908
Black or African American 1,170
Hispanic 680
International 519
Multi-Ethnic 377
Asian 316
Unknown 99
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13

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Cleveland State University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 61% of full-time grad students are women, and 39% men.

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Cleveland State University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,195
International 303
Black or African American 157
Hispanic 81
Asian 44
Multi-Ethnic 35
Unknown 17
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Cleveland State University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #830 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  830 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  76.40 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Cleveland State University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Cleveland State University is ranked 1,657 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1657 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  56.30 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at Cleveland State University is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

Cleveland State University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,919
Black or African American 2,245
Hispanic 986
International 950
Multi-Ethnic 553
Asian 516
Unknown 220
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 16

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Cleveland State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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Cleveland State University ranks 528 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  528 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  86.09 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 8,628 female students and 6,805 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.

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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.

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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.

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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%.

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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

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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