DU Demographics & Diversity

Denver, Colorado

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at DU are primarily White with a small Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Denver students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 9%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 38% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Denver with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Denver students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for University of Denver students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,013
Women 6,939

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

DU serves a high number of out-of-state students with 69% of the student body residing outside of Colorado or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Denver students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 30%
Out of State 60%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,120 per year

15% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.4%
Part time Undergrads 5.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127060 IPEDS survey data for University of Denver.

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