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Southwestern Adventist University Demographics & Diversity

Keene, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Southwestern Adventist University are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 79% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Southwestern Adventist University has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Southwestern Adventist University students
Race Percent of Students
White 21%
Black 14%
Hispanic 41%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 4%
International 14%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 46% more female students than male students enrolled at Southwestern Adventist University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southwestern Adventist University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Southwestern Adventist University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Southwestern Adventist University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 322
Women 471

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Southwestern Adventist University serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southwestern Adventist University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,388 per year

59% 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 19.3%
Part time Undergrads 9.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228468 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern Adventist University.