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ASU Demographics & Diversity

Tempe, Arizona

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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 ASU are mainly White with a smaller 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 Arizona State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 4%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 12%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 29% more male students than female students enrolled at Arizona State University with a gender ratio of 56% men to 44% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, ASU has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Arizona State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 56%
Women 44%
Enrollment by gender for Arizona State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 29,029
Women 22,556

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

ASU serves a low number of students outside of Arizona, with 61 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Arizona State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 61%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,074 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 12.3%
Part time Undergrads 8.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104151 IPEDS survey data for Arizona State University.