UNC Charlotte Demographics & Diversity

Charlotte, North Carolina

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 UNC Charlotte are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of North Carolina at Charlotte students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 17%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 6% more male students than female students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UNC Charlotte has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of North Carolina at Charlotte students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for University of North Carolina at Charlotte students
Gender Number of Students
Men 15,267
Women 14,443

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UNC Charlotte serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of North Carolina at Charlotte students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,762 per year

32% 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 17%
Part time Undergrads 13%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199139 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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