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Austin Peay State University Demographics & Diversity

Clarksville, Tennessee

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Austin Peay State University are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Austin Peay State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 20%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Austin Peay State University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Austin Peay State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Austin Peay State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Austin Peay State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,435
Women 6,519

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Austin Peay State University serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Austin Peay State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,472 per year

60% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,954
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.5%
Part time Undergrads 24.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219602 IPEDS survey data for Austin Peay State University.