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Valley City State University Demographics & Diversity

Valley City, North Dakota

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Valley City State University are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Valley City State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 4%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Valley City State University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Valley City State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Valley City State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Valley City State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 668
Women 1,008

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Valley City State University serves a low number of students outside of North Dakota, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Valley City State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 28%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,927 per year

30% 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 22.9%
Part time Undergrads 25.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200572 IPEDS survey data for Valley City State University.