NSU Demographics & Diversity
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at NSU are predominantly White with a smaller American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has very high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
Northeastern State University 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.
Northeastern State University 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.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 73% more female students than male students enrolled at Northeastern State University with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NSU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Geographic DiversityVery Low
NSU serves a very low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$45,641 per year
53% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||38.3%|
|Part time Undergrads||26.9%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207263 IPEDS survey data for Northeastern State University.