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University of North Carolina at Pembroke Demographics & Diversity

Pembroke, North Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of North Carolina at Pembroke are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 63% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of North Carolina at Pembroke is a Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI). It is not controlled by a Native American tribe but it serves a percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Racial demographics of University of North Carolina at Pembroke students
Race Percent of Students
White 37%
Black 36%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 15%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 77% more female students than male students enrolled at University of North Carolina at Pembroke with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of North Carolina at Pembroke has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of North Carolina at Pembroke students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for University of North Carolina at Pembroke students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,987
Women 5,275

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of North Carolina at Pembroke serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of North Carolina at Pembroke students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,520 per year

61% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,262
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 25.6%
Part time Undergrads 17.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199281 IPEDS survey data for University of North Carolina at Pembroke.