Oakland City University Demographics & Diversity

Oakland City, Indiana

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 Oakland City University are primarily White with a small Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Oakland City University students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 8%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 4%
Race Unknown 14%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 12% more female students than male students enrolled at Oakland City University with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Oakland City University has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Oakland City University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Oakland City University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 670
Women 749

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Oakland City University serves a very low number of students outside of Indiana, with 76 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Oakland City University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 76%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,931 per year

42% 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 18.3%
Part time Undergrads 8.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152099 IPEDS survey data for Oakland City University.