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National American University-Rapid City Demographics & Diversity

Rapid City, South Dakota

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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 National American University-Rapid City are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 49% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of National American University Rapid City students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 31%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 5%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 78% more female students than male students enrolled at National American University Rapid City with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, National American University-Rapid City has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for National American University Rapid City students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for National American University Rapid City students
Gender Number of Students
Men 600
Women 1,065

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

National American University-Rapid City serves a high number of out-of-state students with 86% of the student body residing outside of South Dakota or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for National American University Rapid City students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 13%
Out of State 73%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 13%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,277 per year

67% 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 81%
Part time Undergrads 81.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219204 IPEDS survey data for National American University Rapid City.