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Youngstown State Demographics & Diversity

Youngstown, 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 Youngstown State are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Youngstown State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 11%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 36% more female students than male students enrolled at Youngstown State University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Youngstown State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Youngstown State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Youngstown State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,793
Women 6,505

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Youngstown State serves a very low number of students outside of Ohio, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Youngstown State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 16%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,307 per year

44% 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 20.6%
Part time Undergrads 17.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206695 IPEDS survey data for Youngstown State University.