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Denison Demographics & Diversity Report

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

Denison Student Population

2,293 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Denison University?

Denison total enrollment is approximately 2,293 students.

Denison Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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

Denison Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Denison Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Denison University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,394
International 324
Hispanic 187
Black or African American 140
Asian 86
Multi-Ethnic 79
Unknown 52
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Denison achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #134 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  134 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  96.21 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Denison Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Denison is ranked 2,024 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2024 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  46.61 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at Denison is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

Denison Racial Demographics:

Denison Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,412
International 326
Hispanic 189
Black or African American 140
Asian 87
Multi-Ethnic 80
Unknown 58
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Denison University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of Denison Faculty
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

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Denison ranks 729 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  729 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  80.79 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Denison Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 1,210 female students and 1,083 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.

Denison Faculty Male/Female Ratio

More about Denison faculty.

There are approximately 410 female teachers and 351 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in 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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Where are Denison Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are Denison Students From?
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%.

Denison Student Age Diversity
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

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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