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College of the Ouachitas Demographics & Diversity

Malvern, 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 College of the Ouachitas are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of College of the Ouachitas students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 16%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more female students than male students enrolled at College of the Ouachitas with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, College of the Ouachitas has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for College of the Ouachitas students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for College of the Ouachitas students
Gender Number of Students
Men 893
Women 939

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

College of the Ouachitas serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for College of the Ouachitas students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,122 per year

51% 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 27.3%
Part time Undergrads 35.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107521 IPEDS survey data for College of the Ouachitas.