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Student Demographics

           The College of Health Professions is comprised of nearly 770 students; it is the largest student body on campus. Approximately 68% of students are women, and nearly 12% of students are first in their family to complete college.  We attract both traditional, residential students as well as working professionals who earn their advanced degree in a distance based or online format. The average age of our distance-based student is 35 years old, compared to an average age of 24 years old for residential students. Underrepresented minority students comprise 12% of our student body, and close to 43% of students are from out-of-state.


Enrolled Students' Race: 2010 - 2014 
American Indian/Alaskan Native32112
American Indian/Alaskan Native & White  123
Asian & White 1158
Black/African American5751505451
Black/African American & American Indian/Alaskan Native    1
Black/African American & American Indian/Alaskan Native & White 1   
Black/African American & White 2322
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander   11
Percent Non-White11.6%11.1%10.2%10.9%12.4%

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