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Abilene Christian University Demographics & Diversity

Abilene, Texas

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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 Abilene Christian University are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Abilene Christian University students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 9%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 4%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 91% more female students than male students enrolled at Abilene Christian University with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Abilene Christian University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Abilene Christian University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Abilene Christian University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,748
Women 3,331

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Abilene Christian University serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Abilene Christian University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 16%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,136 per year

24% 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 2.2%
Part time Undergrads 3.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=222178 IPEDS survey data for Abilene Christian University.