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Southern Utah University Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Southern Utah University really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the facts about diversity at Southern Utah University. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Southern Utah University Student Population

How Many Students Attend Southern Utah University?

Southern Utah University total enrollment is approximately 11,224 students.

7,097 are undergraduates and 236 are graduate students.

Southern Utah University Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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

Southern Utah University Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Southern Utah University Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Southern Utah University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,205
Hispanic 545
International 467
Unknown 333
Black or African American 158
Multi-Ethnic 112
Asian 102
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 98

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Southern Utah University Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 44% of full-time grad students are women, and 56% men.

Southern Utah University Graduate Student Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Southern Utah University Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Southern Utah University Graduate Students Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 163
International 26
Unknown 22
Black or African American 9
Asian 6
Hispanic 5
Multi-Ethnic 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Southern Utah University achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #914 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  914 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  74.01 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Southern Utah University Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Southern Utah University overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Southern Utah University is ranked 2,941 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2941 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  22.41 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Southern Utah University Racial Demographics:

Southern Utah University Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 7,850
Unknown 1,233
International 726
Hispanic 708
Black or African American 195
Asian 143
Multi-Ethnic 138
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 123

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Southern Utah University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Racial-Ethnic Demographics of Southern Utah University Faculty
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 931
Asian 21
Black or African American 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8
Multi-Ethnic 7
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Southern Utah University ranks 806 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  806 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  78.75 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Southern Utah University Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 6,596 female students and 4,628 male students at Southern Utah University.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Southern Utah University is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  94.02 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

Southern Utah University Faculty Male/Female Ratio

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There are approximately 511 female teachers and 576 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

21.04% Out of State
2.56% Out of the Country

Southern Utah University ranks 757 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

21.04% of Southern Utah University students come from out of state, and 2.56% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  65 out of 100.
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Where are Southern Utah University Students From?

Top 5 States

Where are Southern Utah University Students From?
State Amount
Utah 1,169
Nevada 145
California 58
Arizona 17
Texas 13

International Students at Southern Utah University

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

Learn more about international students at Southern Utah University.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
45.78% 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  87.79 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Southern Utah University, 45.78% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Southern Utah University Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,505
20-21 1,829
22-24 1,564
35 and over 1,294
25-29 974
30-34 506
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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