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Bluffton University Demographics & Diversity

Bluffton, Ohio

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 Bluffton University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 15% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bluffton University students
Race Percent of Students
White 85%
Black 6%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

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

Male to female gender ratio for Bluffton University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for Bluffton University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 410
Women 360

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Bluffton University serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bluffton University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 80%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,827 per year

40% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
770
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.4%
Part time Undergrads 10.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201371 IPEDS survey data for Bluffton University.


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