Dickinson State University

DSU Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at DSU? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the country. See how Dickinson State University fared in our 2021 diversity report.

DSU Student Population

How Many Students Attend Dickinson State University?

DSU total enrollment is approximately 1,350 students.

922 are undergraduates and 7 are graduate students.

DSU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time DSU undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.

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DSU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 709
Hispanic 62
International 41
Black or African American 36
Multi-Ethnic 33
Asian 13
Unknown 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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DSU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 86% of full-time grad students are women, and 14% men.

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DSU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6
International 1
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

DSU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,511 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1511 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  57.02 out of 100
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The overall diversity score is created by adding up the results of the racial-ethnic, geographic, age and male/female diversity rankings.

How Does DSU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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DSU is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

DSU is ranked 2,884 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2884 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  23.91 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

DSU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,050
Hispanic 84
Black or African American 49
Multi-Ethnic 47
International 45
Unknown 39
Asian 14
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Dickinson State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 291
Asian 8
Black or African American 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

DSU ranks 1,565 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1565 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  58.72 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 837 female students and 513 male students at DSU.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of DSU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  84.24 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 180 female teachers and 131 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

34.44% Out of State
5.26% Out of the Country

DSU ranks 876 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

34.44% of DSU students come from out of state, and 5.26% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  59 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
North Dakota 118
North Dakota 118
Montana 28
Wyoming 8
South Dakota 8

International Students at DSU

Students from 28 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Nigeria, Canada, and Nepal.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
43.93% 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  84.36 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At DSU, 43.93% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 324
18-19 302
22-24 268
25-29 146
35 and over 99
30-34 84
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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