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Sul Ross State University Demographics & Diversity

Alpine, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Sul Ross State University are primarily Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 77% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Sul Ross State 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 Sul Ross State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 23%
Black 7%
Hispanic 66%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 44% more female students than male students enrolled at Sul Ross State University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Sul Ross State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Sul Ross State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Sul Ross State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,121
Women 1,618

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Sul Ross State University serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sul Ross State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$40,704 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,739
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.6%
Part time Undergrads 41.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228501 IPEDS survey data for Sul Ross State University.