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U of A Demographics & Diversity

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at U of A are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Arizona students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 4%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 22% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Arizona with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, U of A has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Arizona students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for University of Arizona students
Gender Number of Students
Men 20,578
Women 25,023

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

U of A serves a low number of students outside of Arizona, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Arizona students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 37%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,708 per year

24% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8%
Part time Undergrads 10.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104179 IPEDS survey data for University of Arizona.