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University of Central Arkansas Demographics & Diversity

Conway, 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 University of Central Arkansas are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Central Arkansas students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 18%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

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

Male to female gender ratio for University of Central Arkansas students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for University of Central Arkansas students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,268
Women 6,909

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of Central Arkansas serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Central Arkansas students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,705 per year

45% 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 10.2%
Part time Undergrads 11.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106704 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Arkansas.