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Allen University Demographics & Diversity

Columbia, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Allen University are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Allen University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Allen University students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 98%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 41% more male students than female students enrolled at Allen University with a gender ratio of 58% men to 42% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Allen University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Allen University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 58%
Women 42%
Enrollment by gender for Allen University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 363
Women 258

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Allen University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 53% of the student body residing outside of South Carolina or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Allen University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 47%
Out of State 53%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,460 per year

90% 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 9.9%
Part time Undergrads 3.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217624 IPEDS survey data for Allen University.