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Ohio University-Lancaster Campus Demographics & Diversity

Lancaster, 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 Ohio University-Lancaster Campus are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Ohio University Lancaster Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

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

Male to female gender ratio for Ohio University Lancaster Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Ohio University Lancaster Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 721
Women 1,273

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Ohio University-Lancaster Campus serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ohio University Lancaster Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,563 per year

40% 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 27.1%
Part time Undergrads 55.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204848 IPEDS survey data for Ohio University Lancaster Campus.