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UCO-Central Demographics & Diversity

Edmond, 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 UCO-Central are mainly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Central Oklahoma students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 9%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9%
International 7%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 70% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UCO-Central has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Central Oklahoma students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for University of Central Oklahoma students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,912
Women 8,338

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UCO-Central serves a very low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Central Oklahoma students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,764 per year

42% 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 24.2%
Part time Undergrads 26.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206941 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Oklahoma.