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LSUS Demographics & Diversity

Shreveport, 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 LSUS are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% 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 Shreveport students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 23%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 53% more female students than male students enrolled at Louisiana State University Shreveport with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, LSUS has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Louisiana State University Shreveport students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Louisiana State University Shreveport students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,513
Women 5,368

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LSUS serves a very low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Louisiana State University Shreveport students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,946 per year

48% 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 27.7%
Part time Undergrads 25.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159416 IPEDS survey data for Louisiana State University Shreveport.