Southern Adventist University

Southern Adventist Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Southern Adventist students.

Southern Adventist Student Population

How Many Students Attend Southern Adventist University?

Southern Adventist total enrollment is approximately 2,834 students.

2,085 are undergraduates and 184 are graduate students.

Southern Adventist Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Southern Adventist undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Southern Adventist Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 827
Hispanic 510
Asian 259
Black or African American 175
Multi-Ethnic 157
International 140
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 17
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Southern Adventist Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 79% of full-time grad students are women, and 21% men.

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Southern Adventist Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 110
Black or African American 24
Hispanic 24
International 11
Multi-Ethnic 9
Asian 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Unknown 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Southern Adventist achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #49 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  49 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  98.63 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Southern Adventist Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Southern Adventist is ranked 148 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  148 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  96.12 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Southern Adventist Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,264
Hispanic 642
Asian 302
Black or African American 252
Multi-Ethnic 186
International 167
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 20
Unknown 0

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Southern Adventist University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 412
Black or African American 36
Asian 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Multi-Ethnic 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Southern Adventist ranks 1,362 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1362 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  64.08 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,686 female students and 1,148 male students at Southern Adventist.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Southern Adventist is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.94 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 273 female teachers and 237 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
72.98% Out of State
1.2% Out of the Country

Southern Adventist ranks 147 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

72.98% of Southern Adventist students come from out of state, and 1.2% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  93 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 38 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Tennessee 115
California 55
Georgia 50
Florida 49
North Carolina 32

International Students at Southern Adventist

Students from 48 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from South Korea, Canada, and Bermuda.

Learn more about international students at Southern Adventist.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
56.11% 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  79.23 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Southern Adventist, 56.11% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 863
18-19 840
22-24 589
35 and over 284
25-29 251
30-34 123
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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