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U of U 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 find out how diverse the typical college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the U of U diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

U of U Student Population

33,081 Total Students
18,749 Undergraduates
6,656 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend University of Utah?

U of U total enrollment is approximately 33,081 students. 18,749 are undergraduates and 6,656 are graduate students.

U of U Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time U of U undergraduate population is made up of 48% women, and 52% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

U of U Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 12,247
Hispanic 2,515
International 1,177
Asian 1,159
Multi-Ethnic 1,111
Black or African American 268
Unknown 121
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 78

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U of U Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 49% of full-time grad students are women, and 51% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

U of U Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,174
International 881
Hispanic 530
Unknown 426
Asian 338
Multi-Ethnic 208
Black or African American 62
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 18

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
Medium Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

U of U Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 21,388
Hispanic 4,127
International 2,396
Asian 1,929
Multi-Ethnic 1,633
Unknown 905
Black or African American 441
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 132

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Utah Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 9,610
Asian 780
Multi-Ethnic 308
Black or African American 132
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 40
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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U of U Male/Female Diversity

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


There are approximately 16,008 female students and 17,073 male students at U of U.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of U of U is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  93.03 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about U of U faculty.

There are approximately 6,880 female teachers and 5,983 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

27.66% Out of State
3.3% Out of the Country

U of U ranks 365 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

27.66% of U of U students come from out of state, and 3.3% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  83 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 45 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Utah 2,481
California 243
Idaho 123
Colorado 58
Texas 54

International Students at U of U

Students from 109 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
39.37% 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  83.25 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At U of U, 39.37% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
22-24 7,075
18-19 6,626
25-29 6,622
20-21 6,287
35 and over 2,814
30-34 2,674
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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