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Kent State Demographics & Diversity

Kent, Ohio

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Kent State are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Kent State University at Kent students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 9%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 66% more female students than male students enrolled at Kent State University at Kent with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Kent State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Kent State University at Kent students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Kent State University at Kent students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,579
Women 17,543

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Kent State serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 79 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Kent State University at Kent students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 79%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,479 per year

32% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
28,122
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.9%
Part time Undergrads 17.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203517 IPEDS survey data for Kent State University at Kent.