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Eastern Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Who is the typical student at Eastern? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Eastern Kentucky University <nil> diversity report are below.

Eastern Student Population

14,465 Total Students
9,572 Undergraduates
682 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Eastern Kentucky University?

Eastern total enrollment is approximately 14,465 students. 9,572 are undergraduates and 682 are graduate students.

Eastern Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Eastern undergraduate population is made up of 59% women, and 41% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Eastern Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 7,874
Black or African American 558
Hispanic 388
Multi-Ethnic 380
Unknown 140
International 119
Asian 91
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Eastern Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 73% of full-time grad students are women, and 27% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Eastern Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 543
Black or African American 47
International 34
Unknown 20
Multi-Ethnic 16
Hispanic 16
Asian 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Low Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Eastern Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 11,777
Black or African American 860
Hispanic 585
Multi-Ethnic 516
Unknown 342
International 179
Asian 171
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Eastern Kentucky University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,517
Black or African American 144
Multi-Ethnic 72
Asian 38
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Eastern Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 8,653 female students and 5,812 male students at Eastern.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Eastern is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  84.29 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 1,661 female teachers and 1,210 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

8.14% Out of State
0.72% Out of the Country

Eastern ranks 1,157 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

8.14% of Eastern students come from out of state, and 0.72% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  46 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Kentucky 2,403
Ohio 65
Indiana 16
Tennessee 13
Georgia 12

International Students at Eastern

Students from 45 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, India, and United Arab Emirates.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
49.14% 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  85.90 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Eastern, 49.14% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,262
20-21 3,901
22-24 2,671
35 and over 1,969
25-29 1,625
30-34 1,007
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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