GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Diversity In The Higher Education Industry Statistics

The statistics show an increasing trend towards diversity in the higher education industry, with a growing representation of various racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds among students and faculty.

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"14% of university professors in the UK are from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic backgrounds."

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"In the USA, only 6% of full-time faculty members at postsecondary institutions are Black."

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"Just 5% of academic staff in the UK are identified as Black."

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"Nearly 30% of all undergraduate students in the U.S. are Hispanic."

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"25.8% of all undergraduate degrees in natural sciences in the USA are earned by underrepresented minorities."

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"Less than 2% of university vice-chancellors in the UK identify as BME (Black and Minority Ethnic)."

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"In the USA, White college faculty overwhelmingly outnumber their Black and Hispanic colleagues, with approximately 80% of faculty being white."

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"In UK higher education, women represent 45.1% of academic staff but only 24.5% of professors."

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"In US higher education, women now earn 57% of bachelor's degrees, 59% of master's degrees, and 53% of doctorate degrees."

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"Students with disabilities make up about 19% of the college student population in the U.S."

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"About 2% of the professors at the top 50 universities in the United States are Black."

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"India has one of the lowest representations of foreign students globally, with international students accounting for only 0.65% of the total student population."

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"About 33.7% of all faculty in U.S. higher education are part-time."

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"56% of American Indian/Alaska Native students attend two-year institutions in the U.S."

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"In the USA, faculty staff of color represent 17.9% of full-time faculty overall but only 7.8% of full professors, 10.9% of associate professors and 18.8% of assistant professors."

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"Just 1% of UK university professors are black."

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"80% of faculty members at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. are black or African American."

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"International students make up 5.5% of the total higher education population in the United States."

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"Over 60% of students studying in the USA are women."

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