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SU Demographics & Diversity

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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 SU are primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southwestern University students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 5%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 16% more female students than male students enrolled at Southwestern University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SU has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Southwestern University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Southwestern University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 685
Women 798

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SU serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 84 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southwestern University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 84%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,446 per year

26% 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 3.8%
Part time Undergrads 1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228343 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern University.