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 SNU are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Southern Nazarene University students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 12%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 5%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 13% more female students than male students enrolled at Southern Nazarene University with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SNU has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Southern Nazarene University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Southern Nazarene University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 977
Women 1,104

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

SNU serves a low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 56 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southern Nazarene University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 56%
Out of State 44%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,571 per year

31% 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 35.4%
Part time Undergrads 2.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206862 IPEDS survey data for Southern Nazarene University.