Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UCCS are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Colorado Colorado Springs students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 4%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 13% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Colorado Colorado Springs with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UCCS has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Colorado Colorado Springs students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of Colorado Colorado Springs students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,174
Women 6,949

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UCCS serves a very low number of students outside of Colorado, with 84 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Colorado Colorado Springs students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 84%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,639 per year

30% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
13,123
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26.3%
Part time Undergrads 21.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126580 IPEDS survey data for University of Colorado Colorado Springs.