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University of Portland Demographics & Diversity

Portland, 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 University of Portland are primarily White with a smaller Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 39% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Portland students
Race Percent of Students
White 61%
Black 1%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 12%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 8%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 54% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Portland with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Portland has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Portland students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for University of Portland students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,683
Women 2,597

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Portland serves a high number of out-of-state students with 74% of the student body residing outside of Oregon or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Portland students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 26%
Out of State 72%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,900 per year

19% 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 2.6%
Part time Undergrads 1.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209825 IPEDS survey data for University of Portland.