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University of Nevada-Reno Demographics & Diversity

Reno, Nevada

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of Nevada-Reno are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Nevada Reno students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 4%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 6%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Nevada Reno with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Nevada-Reno has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Nevada Reno students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of Nevada Reno students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,015
Women 11,448

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

University of Nevada-Reno serves a low number of students outside of Nevada, with 73 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Nevada Reno students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 73%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,050 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
21,463
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.1%
Part time Undergrads 14.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182290 IPEDS survey data for University of Nevada Reno.