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UNO Demographics & Diversity

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UNO are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of New Orleans students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 16%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 4%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 6% more female students than male students enrolled at University of New Orleans with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UNO has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of New Orleans students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for University of New Orleans students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,949
Women 4,202

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UNO serves a very low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of New Orleans students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,940 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,151
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28.1%
Part time Undergrads 22.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159939 IPEDS survey data for University of New Orleans.