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USF Main Campus Demographics & Diversity

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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 USF Main Campus are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 49% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of South Florida Main Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 11%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 5%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 36% more female students than male students enrolled at University of South Florida Main Campus with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, USF Main Campus has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of South Florida Main Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for University of South Florida Main Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 21,001
Women 28,599

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

USF Main Campus serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 74 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of South Florida Main Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 74%
Out of State 16%
Foreign 10%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,397 per year

28% 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 19.6%
Part time Undergrads 21.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=137351 IPEDS survey data for University of South Florida Main Campus.