Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UD are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Delaware students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 6%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 28% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Delaware with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UD has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Delaware students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for University of Delaware students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,588
Women 13,532

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

UD serves a high number of out-of-state students with 60% of the student body residing outside of Delaware or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Delaware students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 39%
Out of State 57%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$84,189 per year

14% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
24,120
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.1%
Part time Undergrads 4.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130943 IPEDS survey data for University of Delaware.

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