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Sterling College Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Sterling College students.

Sterling College Student Population

How Many Students Attend Sterling College?

Sterling College total enrollment is approximately 653 students.

527 are undergraduates and 7 are graduate students.

Sterling College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Sterling College undergraduate population is made up of 41% women, and 59% men.

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Sterling College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 294
Black or African American 86
Hispanic 79
International 22
Multi-Ethnic 20
Unknown 8
Asian 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Sterling College Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 43% of full-time grad students are women, and 57% men.

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Sterling College Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5
Black or African American 1
Hispanic 1
Asian 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Sterling College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #491 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  491 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  86.05 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Sterling College Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Sterling College is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Sterling College is ranked 972 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  972 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  74.37 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Sterling College Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 399
Black or African American 92
Hispanic 90
Multi-Ethnic 22
International 22
Asian 8
Unknown 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Sterling College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 167
Black or African American 6
Asian 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

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Sterling College ranks 1,538 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1538 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  59.44 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 274 female students and 379 male students at Sterling College.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Sterling College is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.65 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 88 female teachers and 96 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

55.12% Out of State
0.78% Out of the Country

Sterling College ranks 583 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

55.12% of Sterling College students come from out of state, and 0.78% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  73 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.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Kansas 57
Oklahoma 17
Texas 17
California 9
Colorado 6

International Students at Sterling College

Students from 15 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, South Korea, and United Kingdom.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
59.54% 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  62.17 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Sterling College, 59.54% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 247
22-24 178
20-21 168
25-29 11
30-34 3
35 and over 0
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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