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Carl Albert State College Demographics & Diversity

Poteau, Oklahoma

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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 Carl Albert State College are mainly White with a sizeable American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Carl Albert State College has been designated as an Alaskan Native- or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution (ANNHI) and is eligible for federal grants enabling institutions to improve and expand their capacity to serve Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.

Carl Albert State College is a Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI). It is not controlled by a Native American tribe but it serves a percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Racial demographics of Carl Albert State College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 5%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 21%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 115% more female students than male students enrolled at Carl Albert State College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Carl Albert State College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Carl Albert State College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Carl Albert State College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 610
Women 1,312

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Carl Albert State College serves a very low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Carl Albert State College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 11%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$37,186 per year

48% 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 30.8%
Part time Undergrads 29.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206923 IPEDS survey data for Carl Albert State College.