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SFASU Demographics & Diversity

Nacogdoches, 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 SFASU are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Stephen F Austin State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 20%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at Stephen F Austin State University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SFASU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Stephen F Austin State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Stephen F Austin State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,276
Women 7,724

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SFASU serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Stephen F Austin State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,702 per year

41% 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 10.1%
Part time Undergrads 10.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228431 IPEDS survey data for Stephen F Austin State University.