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Colorado State Demographics & Diversity

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Colorado State are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Colorado State University Fort Collins students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 2%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 18% more female students than male students enrolled at Colorado State University Fort Collins with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Colorado State has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Colorado State University Fort Collins students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Colorado State University Fort Collins students
Gender Number of Students
Men 14,845
Women 17,583

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Colorado State serves a low number of students outside of Colorado, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Colorado State University Fort Collins students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,818 per year

21% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
32,428
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.5%
Part time Undergrads 10%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126818 IPEDS survey data for Colorado State University Fort Collins.