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Denison Demographics & Diversity

Granville, Ohio

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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 Denison are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Denison University students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 7%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 8%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 9% more female students than male students enrolled at Denison University with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Denison has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Denison University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Denison University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,154
Women 1,262

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Denison serves a high number of out-of-state students with 79% of the student body residing outside of Ohio or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Denison University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 21%
Out of State 65%
Foreign 13%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,349 per year

12% 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 0.3%
Part time Undergrads 0.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202523 IPEDS survey data for Denison University.