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Eastern Michigan Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
College Factual's <nil> diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Eastern Michigan students.

Eastern Michigan Student Population

16,294 Total Students
9,630 Undergraduates
867 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Eastern Michigan University?

Eastern Michigan total enrollment is approximately 16,294 students. 9,630 are undergraduates and 867 are graduate students.

Eastern Michigan Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Eastern Michigan undergraduate population is made up of 61% women, and 39% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Eastern Michigan Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,788
Black or African American 1,604
Hispanic 738
Unknown 657
Multi-Ethnic 344
Asian 283
International 179
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Eastern Michigan Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 68% of full-time grad students are women, and 32% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Eastern Michigan Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 553
International 80
Black or African American 77
Hispanic 73
Multi-Ethnic 38
Asian 29
Unknown 14
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Eastern Michigan Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,101
Black or African American 2,632
Hispanic 1,167
Unknown 865
Multi-Ethnic 595
Asian 505
International 364
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Eastern Michigan University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,833
Black or African American 252
Asian 127
Multi-Ethnic 39
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Eastern Michigan.

Eastern Michigan Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 10,051 female students and 6,243 male students at Eastern Michigan.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Eastern Michigan is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.22 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 1,308 female teachers and 1,075 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

14.97% Out of State
1.29% Out of the Country

Eastern Michigan ranks 1,119 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

14.97% of Eastern Michigan students come from out of state, and 1.29% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  48 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Michigan 2,350
Ohio 309
Illinois 24
Indiana 15
Florida 11

International Students at Eastern Michigan

Students from 87 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Learn more about international students at Eastern Michigan.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.20% 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  84.50 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Eastern Michigan, 44.20% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,693
20-21 4,379
22-24 4,287
25-29 2,954
35 and over 2,212
30-34 1,286
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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