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 students of color. 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%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 16% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Dubuque with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Dubuque has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Dubuque students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 54%
Women 46%
Enrollment by gender for University of Dubuque students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,282
Women 1,103

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Dubuque serves a high number of out-of-state students with 76% 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 24%
Out of State 68%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,943 per year

55% 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.