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University of South Carolina-Union Demographics & Diversity

Union, South Carolina

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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 University of South Carolina-Union are predominantly White with a smaller Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 75% 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 Union students
Race Percent of Students
White 25%
Black 16%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 57%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 25% more female students than male students enrolled at University of South Carolina Union with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of South Carolina-Union has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of South Carolina Union students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for University of South Carolina Union students
Gender Number of Students
Men 477
Women 594

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of South Carolina-Union serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of South Carolina Union students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,004 per year

64% 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 9.8%
Part time Undergrads 60.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218706 IPEDS survey data for University of South Carolina Union.