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Student Demographics

           The College of Health Professions is comprised of over 780 students; it is the largest student body on campus. Approximately 66% 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 over 12% of our student body, and 42% of students are from out-of-state.


Enrolled Students' Race: 2011 - 2015 
American Indian/Alaskan Native21122
American Indian/Alaskan Native & White 1232
Asian & White11587
Black/African American5150545152
Black/African American & American Indian/Alaskan Native   12
Black/African American & American Indian/Alaskan Native & White1    
Black/African American & Asian & White    1
Black/African American & White23222
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander  111
Percent Non-White11.1%10.2%10.9%12.4%12.5%

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