University of Utah

U of U Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at U of U? 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 country. The results of the University of Utah 2021 diversity report are below.

U of U Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Utah?

U of U total enrollment is approximately 32,852 students.

18,628 are undergraduates and 6,514 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.

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U of U Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 12,287
Hispanic 2,371
Asian 1,160
International 1,141
Multi-Ethnic 1,109
Black or African American 248
Unknown 153
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 82

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U of U Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 48% of full-time grad students are women, and 52% men.

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U of U Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,040
International 950
Hispanic 499
Unknown 398
Asian 318
Multi-Ethnic 206
Black or African American 64
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 20

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

U of U achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #268 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  268 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  92.40 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 U of U Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

U of U is ranked 1,918 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1918 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  49.41 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at U of U is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

U of U Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 21,318
Hispanic 3,832
International 2,522
Asian 1,872
Multi-Ethnic 1,629
Unknown 1,016
Black or African American 403
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 135

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Utah Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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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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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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U of U ranks 527 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  527 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  86.12 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 15,509 female students and 17,343 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.

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

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in 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.

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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%.

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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

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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