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Auburn Demographics & Diversity

Auburn University, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Auburn are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 16% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Auburn University students
Race Percent of Students
White 84%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 1% more male students than female students enrolled at Auburn University with a gender ratio of 50% men to 50% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Auburn has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Auburn University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 50%
Women 50%
Enrollment by gender for Auburn University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 15,448
Women 15,289

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Auburn serves a low number of students outside of Alabama, with 54 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Auburn University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 54%
Out of State 46%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,005 per year

10% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
30,737
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.3%
Part time Undergrads 8.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100858 IPEDS survey data for Auburn University.