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CIU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of CIU students.

CIU Student Population

2,098 Total Students
589 Undergraduates
203 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Columbia International University?

CIU total enrollment is approximately 2,098 students. 589 are undergraduates and 203 are graduate students.

CIU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CIU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 350
Black or African American 113
Unknown 59
Hispanic 31
International 27
Asian 5
Multi-Ethnic 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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CIU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CIU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 89
Unknown 41
Black or African American 26
International 23
Asian 18
Hispanic 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

CIU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 852
Black or African American 317
Asian 292
Unknown 280
International 268
Hispanic 70
Multi-Ethnic 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Columbia International University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 195
Black or African American 14
Asian 7
Multi-Ethnic 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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CIU Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 1,086 female students and 1,012 male students at CIU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of CIU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  87.83 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 101 female teachers and 129 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

47.5% Out of State
1.23% Out of the Country

CIU ranks 732 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

47.5% of CIU students come from out of state, and 1.23% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  66 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 15 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
South Carolina 42
North Carolina 17
Florida 6
Virginia 2
Michigan 2

International Students at CIU

Students from 29 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Brazil, and Costa Rica.

Learn more about international students at CIU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
24.53% 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  89.35 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CIU, 24.53% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 283
22-24 212
20-21 186
25-29 126
30-34 96
18-19 51
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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