Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at EOU are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Eastern Oregon University students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 3%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 50% more female students than male students enrolled at Eastern Oregon University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, EOU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Eastern Oregon University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Eastern Oregon University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,192
Women 1,786

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

EOU serves a low number of students outside of Oregon, with 63 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Eastern Oregon University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 63%
Out of State 37%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,895 per year

45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,978
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 48.4%
Part time Undergrads 38.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=208646 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Oregon University.