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Arkansas Demographics & Diversity

Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Arkansas are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% 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 students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 5%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 12% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Arkansas with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Arkansas has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Arkansas students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of Arkansas students
Gender Number of Students
Men 13,086
Women 14,692

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Arkansas serves a low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 50 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Arkansas students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 50%
Out of State 49%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,450 per year

19% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
27,778
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.6%
Part time Undergrads 10.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106397 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas.