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LSUA Demographics & Diversity

Alexandria, Louisiana

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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 LSUA are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Louisiana State University Alexandria students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 18%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 137% more female students than male students enrolled at Louisiana State University Alexandria with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, LSUA has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Louisiana State University Alexandria students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for Louisiana State University Alexandria students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,273
Women 3,016

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LSUA serves a very low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Louisiana State University Alexandria students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,416 per year

52% 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 25.8%
Part time Undergrads 31.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159382 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana State University Alexandria.