Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at SCSU are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southern Connecticut State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 18%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 10%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 69% more female students than male students enrolled at Southern Connecticut State University with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SCSU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Southern Connecticut State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Southern Connecticut State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,734
Women 6,316

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SCSU serves a very low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southern Connecticut State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,581 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,050
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 14.4%
Part time Undergrads 15.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130493 IPEDS survey data for Southern Connecticut State University.