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Otterbein University Demographics & Diversity

Westerville, Ohio

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 Otterbein University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Otterbein University students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 10%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 71% more female students than male students enrolled at Otterbein University with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Otterbein University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Otterbein University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Otterbein University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,065
Women 1,821

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Otterbein University serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Otterbein University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 12%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,882 per year

31% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,886
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8.2%
Part time Undergrads 6.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204936 IPEDS survey data for Otterbein University.