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University of Northern Colorado Demographics & Diversity

Greeley, Colorado

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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 Northern Colorado are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Northern Colorado students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 4%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 15%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 126% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Northern Colorado with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Northern Colorado has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Northern Colorado students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for University of Northern Colorado students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,515
Women 7,945

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of Northern Colorado serves a very low number of students outside of Colorado, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Northern Colorado students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,445 per year

34% 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 12.4%
Part time Undergrads 8.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127741 IPEDS survey data for University of Northern Colorado.