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UCF Demographics & Diversity

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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 UCF are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Central Florida students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 11%
Hispanic 24%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 22% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Central Florida with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UCF has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Central Florida students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for University of Central Florida students
Gender Number of Students
Men 30,834
Women 37,641

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UCF serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Central Florida students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,518 per year

31% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
68,475
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.3%
Part time Undergrads 30.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=132903 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Florida.