CU’s 2014-15 Diversity Report shows that the university's:

  • Total minority enrollment in 2014-15 was at an all-time high at over 14,000; Since 2005-06 this enrollment has more than doubled on the Colorado Springs campus (to 3,096 students), grown 80 percent on the Denver campus (to 4,955), and grown 55 percent at CU-Boulder (to 6,310).
  • Enrollment of undergraduate minority students as a percentage of total enrollment has increased in the past decade, from 18 percent in 2004-05 to 27 percent in 2014-15. Graduate enrollment of minority students increased from 12 percent to 16 percent over the same period;
  • Bachelor’s degrees awarded to minority students have increased by 64 percent since 2004-05 (to 1,851 degrees). Bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanic students have grown 84 percent over the same period;
  • Since 2004-05, the number of degrees earned by Pell grant recipients has increased 45 percent (to 2,919 degrees); During the same time period, this number has nearly doubled at the Denver campus and grown 73 percent at the Colorado Springs campus;
  • The percentage of minority faculty and staff has increased over the last decade, growing by more than 17 percent over the past 3 years.

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