Langston, Oklahoma

Langston University Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Langston University are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 94% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Langston University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Langston University students
Race Percent of Students
White 6%
Black 90%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 73% more female students than male students enrolled at Langston University with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Langston University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Langston University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Langston University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 775
Women 1,344

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Langston University serves a low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 32 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Langston University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 32%
Out of State 48%
Foreign 17%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,169 per year

56% 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 19.4%
Part time Undergrads 8.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207209 IPEDS survey data for Langston University.