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K-State Demographics & Diversity

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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 K-State are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 22% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Kansas State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 7% more female students than male students enrolled at Kansas State University with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, K-State has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Kansas State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Kansas State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,079
Women 10,775

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

K-State serves a very low number of students outside of Kansas, with 77 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Kansas State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 77%
Out of State 22%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,909 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
20,854
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 10%
Part time Undergrads 8.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155399 IPEDS survey data for Kansas State University.