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UC Demographics & Diversity

Cincinnati, Ohio

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UC 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 University of Cincinnati Main Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 15% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Cincinnati Main Campus with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Cincinnati Main Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for University of Cincinnati Main Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 19,134
Women 22,021

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UC serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Cincinnati Main Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 17%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,722 per year

20% 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 15%
Part time Undergrads 13.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=201885 IPEDS survey data for University of Cincinnati Main Campus.