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2023 Sports Communication Students

There are about 1,467 students enrolled in Sports Communication in the USA.

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College is a vastly poignant adventure in one's life; it is a chance for individual progress and maturation. Undergrads start to ascertain their values and learn the needed skills to be a prosperous member of society. But growth also happens outside the classroom - the campus dialogue, the life lesson gained from an old instructor, the exposure to a different stance on an issue. As such, a diverse student body vastly enriches what one gains from the time spent at university.

Sports Communication is a less ethnically diverse subject than average*. 73% of America's Sports Communication majors are white students, followed by latino students (14%), students of other races**(6%), and black students (5%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix located in Phoenix, AZ.

Additionally, Sports Communication significatly skews male, with a shade under 2/3 of students majoring in Sports Communication identifying as men. Clemson University in Clemson, SC has the most gender balanced student body in the top 100.

Another substantial type of diversity is socioeconomic diversity. Sports Communication is close to the middle of the pack for socioeconomic diversity (60th percentile). 32% of its majors come from households who earn over $110,000 a year, 17% are from families with $75,000 to $110,000 annual incomes, and 21% grew up in low income households. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has the most socioeconomically diverse students in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall AZ is the most diverse state for Sports Communication. The Southwest is the most diverse region, and the Pacific-12 Conference is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 1%

  • Black: 5%

  • Latino: 14%

  • White: 73%

  • Other: 6%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 66%

  • Female: 34%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 21%

  • 30k - 48k: 15%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 17%

  • Over 110k: 32%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 59%

  • Out of State: 39%

  • International: 2%

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