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University of Sioux Falls 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 University of Sioux Falls are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 11% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Sioux Falls students
Race Percent of Students
White 89%
Black 4%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 71% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Sioux Falls with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Sioux Falls has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Sioux Falls students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for University of Sioux Falls students
Gender Number of Students
Men 599
Women 1,026

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Sioux Falls serves a high number of out-of-state students with 56% of the student body residing outside of South Dakota or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Sioux Falls students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 43%
Out of State 56%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,493 per year

25% 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 16.7%
Part time Undergrads 15.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219383 IPEDS survey data for University of Sioux Falls.