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Alabama Demographics & Diversity

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Alabama are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 22% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of The University of Alabama students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 11%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 30% more female students than male students enrolled at The University of Alabama with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Alabama has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for The University of Alabama students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for The University of Alabama students
Gender Number of Students
Men 16,706
Women 21,684

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Alabama serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of Alabama or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for The University of Alabama students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 34%
Out of State 64%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,928 per year

17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
38,390
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8.1%
Part time Undergrads 8.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100751 IPEDS survey data for The University of Alabama.