North Central College

North Central Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the North Central diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

North Central Student Population

How Many Students Attend North Central College?

North Central total enrollment is approximately 2,832 students. 2,414 are undergraduates and 295 are graduate students.

North Central Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time North Central undergraduate population is made up of 54% women, and 46% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

North Central Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,581
Hispanic 381
Black or African American 108
Unknown 94
Asian 84
International 81
Multi-Ethnic 79
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

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North Central Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 72% of full-time grad students are women, and 28% men.


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North Central Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 212
Hispanic 27
Unknown 24
Black or African American 18
Asian 7
Multi-Ethnic 4
International 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

North Central Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,877
Hispanic 420
Black or African American 131
Unknown 131
Asian 95
Multi-Ethnic 86
International 83
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

North Central College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 534
Black or African American 21
Asian 13
Multi-Ethnic 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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North Central Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 1,592 female students and 1,240 male students at North Central.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of North Central is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.64 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 351 female teachers and 309 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

9.81% Out of State
1.36% Out of the Country

North Central ranks 1,386 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

9.81% of North Central students come from out of state, and 1.36% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  36 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Illinois 524
Wisconsin 14
Indiana 11
Michigan 8
California 5

International Students at North Central

Students from 44 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Japan, China, and Vietnam.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
75.31% 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  62.19 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At North Central, 75.31% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,151
18-19 1,082
22-24 401
25-29 148
35 and over 57
30-34 56
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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