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ASUN Demographics & Diversity

Newport, Arkansas

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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 ASUN are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 29% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Arkansas State University Newport students
Race Percent of Students
White 71%
Black 18%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 96% more female students than male students enrolled at Arkansas State University Newport with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, ASUN has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Arkansas State University Newport students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Arkansas State University Newport students
Gender Number of Students
Men 617
Women 1,212

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

ASUN serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Arkansas State University Newport students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,159 per year

59% 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 26.1%
Part time Undergrads 34.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=440402 IPEDS survey data for Arkansas State University Newport.