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Dillard University Demographics & Diversity

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Dillard University are almost exclusively Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Dillard University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Dillard University students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 91%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 237% more female students than male students enrolled at Dillard University with a gender ratio of 77% women to 23% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Dillard University has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Dillard University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 23%
Women 77%
Enrollment by gender for Dillard University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 278
Women 937

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Dillard University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 52% of the student body residing outside of Louisiana or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Dillard University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 48%
Out of State 52%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,069 per year

74% 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 8.2%
Part time Undergrads 4.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=158802 IPEDS survey data for Dillard University.