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UA Huntsville Demographics & Diversity

Huntsville, Alabama

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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 UA Huntsville are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Alabama at Huntsville students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 12%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 26% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Alabama at Huntsville with a gender ratio of 56% men to 44% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UA Huntsville has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Alabama at Huntsville students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 56%
Women 44%
Enrollment by gender for University of Alabama at Huntsville students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,421
Women 4,315

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

UA Huntsville serves a low number of students outside of Alabama, with 64 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Alabama at Huntsville students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 64%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,688 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 22.6%
Part time Undergrads 19.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100706 IPEDS survey data for University of Alabama at Huntsville.