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CSM Demographics & Diversity Report

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

CSM Student Population

8,163 Total Students

How Many Students Attend College of San Mateo?

CSM total enrollment is approximately 8,163 students.

CSM Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CSM undergraduate population is made up of 41% women, and 59% men.

CSM Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CSM Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

College of San Mateo Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 644
White 417
Asian 395
International 372
Multi-Ethnic 139
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 86
Black or African American 70
Unknown 70

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CSM achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #564 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  564 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  83.97 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does CSM Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

64% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CSM is ranked 124 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  124 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  96.75 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

CSM Racial Demographics:

CSM Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 2,537
White 2,006
Asian 1,800
International 591
Multi-Ethnic 462
Unknown 322
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 219
Black or African American 213

Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Male Students

CSM ranks 199 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  199 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  94.77 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

CSM Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 3,982 female students and 4,181 male students at CSM.

International Students at CSM

Students from 61 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Nepal, and Myanmar/Burma.

Learn more about international students at CSM.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.64% 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  90.81 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CSM, 44.64% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

CSM Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,301
20-21 1,834
22-24 1,261
35 and over 1,259
25-29 1,101
30-34 584
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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