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SNHU Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the standard college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the SNHU diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

SNHU Student Population

134,345 Total Students
34,316 Undergraduates
6,696 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Southern New Hampshire University?

SNHU total enrollment is approximately 134,345 students. 34,316 are undergraduates and 6,696 are graduate students.

SNHU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time SNHU undergraduate population is made up of 62% women, and 38% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

SNHU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 19,010
Unknown 5,210
Black or African American 4,179
Hispanic 3,794
Multi-Ethnic 826
Asian 644
International 382
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 115

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

SNHU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 66% of full-time grad students are women, and 34% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

SNHU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,496
Black or African American 1,012
Unknown 961
Hispanic 645
Asian 208
International 190
Multi-Ethnic 139
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 18

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Racial/Ethnic Diversity

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

SNHU Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 71,494
Unknown 21,452
Black or African American 19,752
Hispanic 14,150
Multi-Ethnic 2,992
Asian 2,555
International 824
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 443

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Southern New Hampshire University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 4,455
Black or African American 479
Asian 144
Multi-Ethnic 101
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at SNHU.

SNHU Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 86,267 female students and 48,078 male students at SNHU.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of SNHU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  80.89 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about SNHU faculty.

There are approximately 5,294 female teachers and 3,595 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

84.3% Out of State
1.01% Out of the Country

SNHU ranks 29 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

84.3% of SNHU students come from out of state, and 1.01% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  98 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 49 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 613
New Hampshire 585
Texas 247
California 237
New York 200

International Students at SNHU

Students from 81 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 SNHU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
8.31% 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  88.25 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At SNHU, 8.31% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
35 and over 33,732
25-29 21,138
30-34 16,242
22-24 10,211
20-21 4,709
18-19 2,853
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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