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Colgate 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 discover how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the Colgate diversity report below.

Colgate Student Population

3,054 Total Students
3,023 Undergraduates
6 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Colgate University?

Colgate total enrollment is approximately 3,054 students. 3,023 are undergraduates and 6 are graduate students.

Colgate Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Colgate Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,970
Hispanic 278
International 277
Asian 160
Black or African American 126
Multi-Ethnic 125
Unknown 80
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Colgate Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 67% of full-time grad students are women, and 33% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Colgate Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5
Black or African American 1
Asian 0
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Colgate Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,983
International 283
Hispanic 281
Asian 162
Black or African American 129
Multi-Ethnic 126
Unknown 83
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Colgate University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 872
Asian 40
Black or African American 40
Multi-Ethnic 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Colgate.

Colgate Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 1,679 female students and 1,375 male students at Colgate.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Colgate is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  96.81 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 533 female teachers and 500 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

73.48% Out of State
9.53% Out of the Country

Colgate ranks 129 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

73.48% of Colgate students come from out of state, and 9.53% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  94 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 38 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 175
Massachusetts 73
New Jersey 68
California 59
Connecticut 50

International Students at Colgate

Students from 58 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Canada, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Colgate.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
91.95% 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  43.51 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Colgate, 91.95% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,367
20-21 1,294
22-24 125
25-29 7
35 and over 4
30-34 2
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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