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Grand View University Demographics & Diversity

Des Moines, Iowa

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 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
High

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 828
Women 1,058

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Grand View University serves a very low number of students outside of Iowa, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Grand View University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 16%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,140 per year

36% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,886
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.