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UALR Demographics & Diversity

Little Rock, 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 UALR are mainly White with a sizeable Black 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 Arkansas at Little Rock students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 27%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 66% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UALR has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Arkansas at Little Rock students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for University of Arkansas at Little Rock students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,951
Women 6,564

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UALR serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Arkansas at Little Rock students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 9%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,732 per year

60% 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 38.8%
Part time Undergrads 41.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106245 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas at Little Rock.