DePauw University

DePauw Demographics & Diversity Report

Is DePauw really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at DePauw. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

DePauw Student Population

1,972 Total Students

How Many Students Attend DePauw University?

DePauw total enrollment is approximately 1,972 students.

DePauw Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DePauw Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,241
International 264
Hispanic 185
Black or African American 111
Asian 67
Multi-Ethnic 52
Unknown 20
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

DePauw achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #301 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  301 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  91.46 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 DePauw Diversity Compare to National Averages?


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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

DePauw is ranked 2,229 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2229 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  41.20 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at DePauw is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

DePauw Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,250
International 266
Hispanic 185
Black or African American 112
Asian 67
Multi-Ethnic 53
Unknown 36
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

DePauw University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 630
Black or African American 37
Asian 33
Multi-Ethnic 12
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at DePauw.

Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

DePauw ranks 420 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  420 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  88.94 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,026 female students and 946 male students at DePauw.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of DePauw is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  94.01 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 389 female teachers and 345 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
61.79% Out of State
11.99% Out of the Country

DePauw ranks 387 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

61.79% of DePauw students come from out of state, and 11.99% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  82 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 24 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Indiana 188
Illinois 145
Ohio 34
New York 20
Michigan 20

International Students at DePauw

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

Learn more about international students at DePauw.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
92.59% 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  41.97 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At DePauw, 92.59% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,001
18-19 997
22-24 120
25-29 2
30-34 1
35 and over 0
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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