Private 4 Year

Le Moyne-Owen College Demographics & Diversity

Memphis, Tennessee

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Le Moyne-Owen College are almost exclusively Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Le Moyne Owen College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Le Moyne Owen College students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 99%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 85% more female students than male students enrolled at Le Moyne Owen College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Le Moyne-Owen College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Le Moyne Owen College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Le Moyne Owen College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 215
Women 398

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Le Moyne-Owen College serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Le Moyne Owen College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 25%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,059 per year

85% 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 31%
Part time Undergrads 11.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220604 IPEDS survey data for Le Moyne Owen College.