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Denison Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Is Denison really diverse? College Factual's <nil> diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at Denison. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Denison Student Population

2,258 Total Students
2,252 Undergraduates

How Many Students Attend Denison University?

Denison total enrollment is approximately 2,258 students.

Denison Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Denison undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Denison Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,347
International 366
Hispanic 177
Black or African American 132
Multi-Ethnic 89
Asian 79
Unknown 61
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Denison Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,350
International 366
Hispanic 178
Black or African American 132
Multi-Ethnic 89
Asian 79
Unknown 63
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Denison University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 644
Black or African American 27
Asian 18
Multi-Ethnic 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Denison.

Denison Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 1,204 female students and 1,054 male students at Denison.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Denison is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.25 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Denison faculty.

There are approximately 410 female teachers and 351 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

75.39% Out of State
8.79% Out of the Country

Denison ranks 133 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

75.39% of Denison students come from out of state, and 8.79% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  93 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 37 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Ohio 143
Illinois 75
Massachusetts 34
California 31
New York 31

International Students at Denison

Students from 35 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Vietnam.

Learn more about international students at Denison.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
89.41% 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  44.02 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Denison, 89.41% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,114
18-19 979
22-24 228
35 and over 8
25-29 4
30-34 1
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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