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 CBU are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 57% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Christian Brothers University students
Race Percent of Students
White 43%
Black 29%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 7%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 7% more female students than male students enrolled at Christian Brothers University with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CBU has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Christian Brothers University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Christian Brothers University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 982
Women 1,052

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

CBU serves a low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 70 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Christian Brothers University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 70%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,225 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,034
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 17.2%
Part time Undergrads 7.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219833 IPEDS survey data for Christian Brothers University.