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Kent State University at Salem Demographics & Diversity

Salem, Ohio

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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 Kent State University at Salem are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 12% 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 Salem students
Race Percent of Students
White 88%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 153% more female students than male students enrolled at Kent State University at Salem with a gender ratio of 72% women to 28% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Kent State University at Salem 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 Salem students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 28%
Women 72%
Enrollment by gender for Kent State University at Salem students
Gender Number of Students
Men 490
Women 1,239

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Kent State University at Salem serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Kent State University at Salem students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,479 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,729
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32%
Part time Undergrads 63.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=203492 IPEDS survey data for Kent State University at Salem.