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Grand View University Demographics & Diversity

Des Moines, Iowa

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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 Grand View University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 28% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Grand View University students
Race Percent of Students
White 72%
Black 8%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 28% more female students than male students enrolled at Grand View University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Grand View University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Grand View University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Grand View University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 802
Women 1,025

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Grand View University serves a very low number of students outside of Iowa, with 77 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Grand View University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 77%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,140 per year

40% 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 23%
Part time Undergrads 13.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153375 IPEDS survey data for Grand View University.