Columbia International University

CIU Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Read the CIU diversity report below.

CIU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Columbia International University?

CIU total enrollment is approximately 1,649 students.

551 are undergraduates and 223 are graduate students.

CIU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CIU undergraduate population is made up of 48% women, and 52% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CIU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 332
Black or African American 104
Unknown 38
Hispanic 37
International 30
Asian 4
Multi-Ethnic 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

CIU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 60% of full-time grad students are women, and 40% men.

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CIU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 99
Unknown 44
Black or African American 35
International 24
Hispanic 14
Asian 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CIU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #533 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  533 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  84.86 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 CIU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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CIU is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CIU is ranked 2,129 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2129 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  43.84 out of 100
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CIU racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

CIU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 747
Unknown 411
Black or African American 273
International 86
Hispanic 85
Asian 34
Multi-Ethnic 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Columbia International University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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CIU ranks 118 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  118 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  96.91 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 817 female students and 832 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.

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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.

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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%.

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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

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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