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Southern Arkansas University Main Campus Demographics & Diversity

Magnolia, Arkansas

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southern Arkansas University Main Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 28%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 0%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 33% more female students than male students enrolled at Southern Arkansas University Main Campus with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southern Arkansas University Main Campus has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,923
Women 2,549

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Southern Arkansas University Main Campus serves a low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 28%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,416 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,472
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.8%
Part time Undergrads 6.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107983 IPEDS survey data for Southern Arkansas University Main Campus.