Valparaiso University

Valpo Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Valpo diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Valpo Student Population

How Many Students Attend Valparaiso University?

Valpo total enrollment is approximately 3,502 students.

2,940 are undergraduates and 308 are graduate students.

Valpo Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Valpo undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Valpo Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,116
Hispanic 319
Black or African American 159
International 108
Multi-Ethnic 93
Unknown 74
Asian 66
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Valpo Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 63% of full-time grad students are women, and 37% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Valpo Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 159
International 92
Unknown 18
Hispanic 16
Black or African American 15
Multi-Ethnic 5
Asian 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Valpo achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #716 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  716 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  79.65 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 Valpo Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Valpo is ranked 2,473 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2473 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  34.76 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Valpo Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,414
Hispanic 352
International 228
Black or African American 187
Unknown 133
Multi-Ethnic 100
Asian 81
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Valparaiso University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 734
Black or African American 44
Asian 38
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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Valpo ranks 943 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  943 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  75.14 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,979 female students and 1,523 male students at Valpo.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Valpo is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  85.54 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 653 female teachers and 488 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

56.67% Out of State
1.74% Out of the Country

Valpo ranks 426 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

56.67% of Valpo students come from out of state, and 1.74% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  80 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Indiana 367
Illinois 292
Michigan 48
Wisconsin 35
Ohio 24

International Students at Valpo

Students from 49 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
67.86% 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  69.68 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Valpo, 67.86% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,475
20-21 1,257
22-24 597
25-29 318
35 and over 229
30-34 115
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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