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NCU Demographics & Diversity

Eugene, Oregon

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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 NCU are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northwest Christian University students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 3%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 65% more female students than male students enrolled at Northwest Christian University with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NCU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northwest Christian University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Northwest Christian University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 259
Women 427

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

NCU serves a low number of students outside of Oregon, with 61 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northwest Christian University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 61%
Out of State 38%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,696 per year

45% 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 33.6%
Part time Undergrads 20.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209409 IPEDS survey data for Northwest Christian University.