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University of South Carolina-Lancaster Demographics & Diversity

Lancaster, South Carolina

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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 South Carolina-Lancaster are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of South Carolina Lancaster students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 16%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 16%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 57% more female students than male students enrolled at University of South Carolina Lancaster with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of South Carolina-Lancaster has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of South Carolina Lancaster students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for University of South Carolina Lancaster students
Gender Number of Students
Men 592
Women 931

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of South Carolina-Lancaster serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of South Carolina Lancaster students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,078 per year

50% 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 16.6%
Part time Undergrads 49.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218672 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Lancaster.