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Augustana University Demographics & Diversity

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Augustana University are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very low racial diversity. 16% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Augustana University students
Race Percent of Students
White 84%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 8%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 89% more female students than male students enrolled at Augustana University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Augustana University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Augustana University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Augustana University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 738
Women 1,395

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Augustana University serves a low number of students outside of South Dakota, with 44 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Augustana University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 44%
Out of State 48%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,196 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,133
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.7%
Part time Undergrads 4.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219000 IPEDS survey data for Augustana University.