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UO 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 UO are mainly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has high racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Oregon students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 14%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 16% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Oregon with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UO has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Oregon students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for University of Oregon students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,477
Women 12,167

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

UO serves a low number of students outside of Oregon, with 50 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Oregon students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 50%
Out of State 45%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,294 per year

28% 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 8%
Part time Undergrads 8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209551 IPEDS survey data for University of Oregon.