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U of A Demographics & Diversity

Tucson, 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 U of A are mainly White with a sizeable 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 University of Arizona students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 4%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 10% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Arizona with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, U of A has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Arizona students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for University of Arizona students
Gender Number of Students
Men 20,993
Women 23,104

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

U of A serves a low number of students outside of Arizona, with 55 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Arizona students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 55%
Out of State 40%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,708 per year

25% 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 8%
Part time Undergrads 10.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104179 IPEDS survey data for University of Arizona.