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UConn Demographics & Diversity

Storrs, Connecticut

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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 UConn are primarily White with a smaller Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 39% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Connecticut students
Race Percent of Students
White 61%
Black 5%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 15% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Connecticut with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UConn has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Connecticut students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of Connecticut students
Gender Number of Students
Men 12,559
Women 14,444

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

UConn serves a low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 60 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Connecticut students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 60%
Out of State 34%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$80,999 per year

25% 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 3.1%
Part time Undergrads 2.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129020 IPEDS survey data for University of Connecticut.