University of Denver

DU Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to find out 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 DU diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

DU Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Denver?

DU total enrollment is approximately 12,931 students.

5,478 are undergraduates and 3,158 are graduate students.

DU Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DU Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,754
Hispanic 626
International 372
Multi-Ethnic 285
Asian 200
Black or African American 117
Unknown 99
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

DU Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 69% of full-time grad students are women, and 31% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

DU Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,163
Hispanic 390
International 160
Black or African American 143
Multi-Ethnic 114
Asian 93
Unknown 70
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

DU achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #166 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  166 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  95.30 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 DU Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

DU is ranked 2,251 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2251 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  40.62 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at DU is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

DU Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,682
Hispanic 1,575
International 761
Multi-Ethnic 560
Black or African American 522
Asian 475
Unknown 269
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Denver Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,025
Black or African American 121
Asian 111
Multi-Ethnic 51
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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DU ranks 685 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  685 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  81.95 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 7,759 female students and 5,172 male students at DU.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of DU is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  87.18 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 1,699 female teachers and 1,313 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
64.19% Out of State
5.58% Out of the Country

DU ranks 102 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

64.19% of DU students come from out of state, and 5.58% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  95 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 48 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Colorado 454
California 136
Illinois 85
Texas 57
Massachusetts 55

International Students at DU

Students from 102 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Saudi Arabia, and India.

Learn more about international students at DU.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
42.10% 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  83.15 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At DU, 42.10% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
20-21 2,458
18-19 2,356
25-29 2,178
22-24 2,042
35 and over 1,351
30-34 1,016
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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