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La Verne Demographics & Diversity

La Verne, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at La Verne are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 78% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of La Verne has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of University of La Verne students
Race Percent of Students
White 22%
Black 6%
Hispanic 50%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 10%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 64% more female students than male students enrolled at University of La Verne with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, La Verne has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of La Verne students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for University of La Verne students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,056
Women 5,008

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

La Verne serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of La Verne students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,082 per year

49% 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 42.8%
Part time Undergrads 27.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117140 IPEDS survey data for University of La Verne.