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CSN Demographics & Diversity

Las Vegas, Nevada

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CSN are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 67% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

College of Southern Nevada has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of College of Southern Nevada students
Race Percent of Students
White 33%
Black 12%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 5%
International 1%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at College of Southern Nevada with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CSN has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for College of Southern Nevada students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for College of Southern Nevada students
Gender Number of Students
Men 12,531
Women 17,411

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CSN serves a very low number of students outside of Nevada, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for College of Southern Nevada students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,621 per year

55% 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 41.5%
Part time Undergrads 69.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182005 IPEDS survey data for College of Southern Nevada.