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North Park University Demographics & Diversity

Chicago, Illinois

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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 North Park University are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 51% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of North Park University students
Race Percent of Students
White 49%
Black 8%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 4%
International 5%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 49% more female students than male students enrolled at North Park University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, North Park University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for North Park University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for North Park University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,105
Women 1,644

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

North Park University serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 75 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for North Park University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 75%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,754 per year

50% 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 17.9%
Part time Undergrads 12.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147679 IPEDS survey data for North Park University.