University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie Demographics & Diversity

Allendale, South Carolina

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-Salkehatchie are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of South Carolina Salkehatchie is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of University of South Carolina Salkehatchie students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 34%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 66% more female students than male students enrolled at University of South Carolina Salkehatchie with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of South Carolina Salkehatchie students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for University of South Carolina Salkehatchie students
Gender Number of Students
Men 348
Women 579

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of South Carolina-Salkehatchie serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of South Carolina Salkehatchie students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,553 per year

70% 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 13.4%
Part time Undergrads 48.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218681 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Salkehatchie.