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Capital University Demographics & Diversity

Columbus, Ohio

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 Capital University are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Capital University students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 10%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 59% more female students than male students enrolled at Capital University with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Capital University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Capital University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Capital University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,239
Women 1,974

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Capital University serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Capital University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,246 per year

32% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,213
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.9%
Part time Undergrads 6.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201548 IPEDS survey data for Capital University.


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