University of North Carolina at Greensboro

UNC Greensboro Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at UNC Greensboro? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. See how University of North Carolina at Greensboro fared in our 2021 diversity report.

UNC Greensboro Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of North Carolina at Greensboro?

UNC Greensboro total enrollment is approximately 20,196 students.

14,007 are undergraduates and 1,625 are graduate students.

UNC Greensboro Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time UNC Greensboro undergraduate population is made up of 66% women, and 34% men.

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UNC Greensboro Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,119
Black or African American 4,232
Hispanic 1,701
Multi-Ethnic 771
Asian 742
International 260
Unknown 136
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

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UNC Greensboro Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 70% of full-time grad students are women, and 30% men.

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UNC Greensboro Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 862
Black or African American 304
International 243
Hispanic 81
Asian 44
Multi-Ethnic 44
Unknown 36
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

UNC Greensboro achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,372 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1372 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  60.97 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 UNC Greensboro Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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UNC Greensboro overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

UNC Greensboro is ranked 520 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  520 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  86.30 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.

UNC Greensboro Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 9,559
Black or African American 5,460
Hispanic 2,065
Asian 965
Multi-Ethnic 935
International 631
Unknown 501
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of North Carolina at Greensboro Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,067
Black or African American 473
Asian 109
Multi-Ethnic 33
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

UNC Greensboro ranks 2,499 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2499 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  34.07 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 13,611 female students and 6,585 male students at UNC Greensboro.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of UNC Greensboro is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  84.66 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 1,654 female teachers and 1,214 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

4.78% Out of State
0.63% Out of the Country

UNC Greensboro ranks 1,409 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

4.78% of UNC Greensboro students come from out of state, and 0.63% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  35 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 24 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
North Carolina 2,708
Virginia 27
Maryland 21
New York 9
New Jersey 9

International Students at UNC Greensboro

Students from 70 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
50.79% 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  83.02 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At UNC Greensboro, 50.79% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 5,113
20-21 5,006
22-24 3,519
25-29 2,324
35 and over 2,173
30-34 1,155
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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