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JU Demographics & Diversity

Jacksonville, Florida

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at JU are predominantly White with a smaller Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Jacksonville University students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 14%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 6%
Race Unknown 19%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at Jacksonville University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, JU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Jacksonville University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Jacksonville University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,501
Women 2,712

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

JU serves a low number of students outside of Florida, with 48 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Jacksonville University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 48%
Out of State 45%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,671 per year

39% 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 42%
Part time Undergrads 30.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134945 IPEDS survey data for Jacksonville University.