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University of Alaska Southeast Demographics & Diversity

Juneau, Alaska

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of Alaska Southeast are predominantly White with a smaller American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has very high racial diversity. 53% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of Alaska Southeast has been designated as an Alaskan Native- or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution (ANNHI) and is eligible for federal grants enabling institutions to improve and expand their capacity to serve Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.

Racial demographics of University of Alaska Southeast students
Race Percent of Students
White 47%
Black 1%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 11%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 7%
International 0%
Race Unknown 22%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 98% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Alaska Southeast has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Alaska Southeast students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for University of Alaska Southeast students
Gender Number of Students
Men 670
Women 1,327

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of Alaska Southeast serves a very low number of students outside of Alaska, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Alaska Southeast students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,622 per year

28% 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 58%
Part time Undergrads 53.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102632 IPEDS survey data for University of Alaska Southeast.