Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Columbia Southern University? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at Columbia Southern University. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Columbia Southern University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Columbia Southern University?

Columbia Southern University total enrollment is approximately 20,034 students.

7,554 are undergraduates and 5,670 are graduate students.

Columbia Southern University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Columbia Southern University undergraduate population is made up of 44% women, and 56% men.

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Columbia Southern University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,464
Unknown 2,248
Black or African American 1,249
Hispanic 231
Multi-Ethnic 180
Asian 97
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19
International 2

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Columbia Southern University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 48% of full-time grad students are women, and 52% men.

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Columbia Southern University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,227
Unknown 1,458
Black or African American 1,392
Hispanic 221
Asian 169
Multi-Ethnic 135
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 18
International 6

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Columbia Southern University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #202 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  202 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  94.28 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 Columbia Southern University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Columbia Southern University is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Columbia Southern University is ranked 1,553 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1553 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  59.04 out of 100
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Columbia Southern University racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

Columbia Southern University Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,318
Unknown 5,526
Black or African American 3,427
Hispanic 719
Multi-Ethnic 448
Asian 368
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 50
International 9

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Columbia Southern University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 632
Black or African American 98
Asian 18
Multi-Ethnic 12
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Columbia Southern University ranks 2,150 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2150 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  43.28 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 8,108 female students and 11,926 male students at Columbia Southern University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Columbia Southern University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  87.95 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 493 female teachers and 387 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
90.96% Out of State

Columbia Southern University ranks 43 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

90.96% of Columbia Southern University students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  98 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 43 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Texas 42
Georgia 38
Alabama 31
Virginia 20
Florida 19

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
1.75% 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  77.04 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Columbia Southern University, 1.75% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 12,716
30-34 3,995
25-29 2,836
22-24 823
20-21 275
18-19 90
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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