OU Demographics & Diversity
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at OU are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 39% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 41% more male students than female students enrolled at Ottawa University Ottawa with a gender ratio of 58% men to 42% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, OU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
OU serves a low number of students outside of Kansas, with 32 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$65,346 per year
39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||3.8%|
|Part time Undergrads||2.4%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155627 IPEDS survey data for Ottawa University Ottawa.