Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UAPB are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 96% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students
Race Percent of Students
White 4%
Black 92%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UAPB has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,078
Women 1,501

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

UAPB serves a low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 41%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,634 per year

78% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,579
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 14%
Part time Undergrads 8.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106412 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.