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University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus Demographics & Diversity

Los Alamos, New Mexico

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 University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus are mainly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has high racial diversity. 70% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 30%
Black 2%
Hispanic 54%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 7%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 353
Women 518

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus serves a very low number of students outside of New Mexico, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,538 per year

37% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
871
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38%
Part time Undergrads 73.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187976 IPEDS survey data for University of New Mexico Los Alamos Campus.