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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Demographics & Diversity

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 61% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students
Race Percent of Students
White 39%
Black 37%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 22% more male students than female students enrolled at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology with a gender ratio of 55% men to 45% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Harrisburg University of Science and Technology has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 55%
Women 45%
Enrollment by gender for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,642
Women 2,161

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 39%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
Not Available

64% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,803
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.1%
Part time Undergrads 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=446640 IPEDS survey data for Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.