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 Idaho are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of University of Idaho students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 1%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 5%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Idaho with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Idaho has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of University of Idaho students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for University of Idaho students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,059
Women 5,782

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Idaho serves a low number of students outside of Idaho, with 70 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Idaho students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 70%
Out of State 26%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,125 per year

39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
11,841
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.4%
Part time Undergrads 7.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=142285 IPEDS survey data for University of Idaho.