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University of Dubuque Demographics & Diversity

Dubuque, 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 University of Dubuque are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Dubuque students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 14%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 25% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Dubuque with a gender ratio of 56% men to 44% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Dubuque has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Dubuque students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 56%
Women 44%
Enrollment by gender for University of Dubuque students
Gender Number of Students
Men 988
Women 788

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Dubuque serves a high number of out-of-state students with 75% of the student body residing outside of Iowa or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Dubuque students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 25%
Out of State 69%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,943 per year

44% 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 16.5%
Part time Undergrads 11.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153278 IPEDS survey data for University of Dubuque.