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UT Arlington Demographics & Diversity

Arlington, Texas

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 UT Arlington are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The University of Texas at Arlington 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 The University of Texas at Arlington students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 14%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 11%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 68% more female students than male students enrolled at The University of Texas at Arlington with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UT Arlington has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The University of Texas at Arlington students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for The University of Texas at Arlington students
Gender Number of Students
Men 17,896
Women 30,003

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UT Arlington serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for The University of Texas at Arlington students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,876 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
47,899
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 47.2%
Part time Undergrads 46.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228769 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Arlington.


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