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Florida State Demographics & Diversity

Tallahassee, Florida

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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 Florida State are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Florida State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 8%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Florida State University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Florida State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Florida State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Florida State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 18,358
Women 25,211

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

Enrollment by geographic location for Florida State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 12%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,914 per year

25% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
43,569
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6%
Part time Undergrads 10.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134097 IPEDS survey data for Florida State University.