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The University of Texas at Brownsville Demographics & Diversity

Brownsville, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at The University of Texas at Brownsville are almost exclusively Hispanic with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 97% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The University of Texas at Brownsville 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 Brownsville students
Race Percent of Students
White 3%
Black 0%
Hispanic 91%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 5%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 45% more female students than male students enrolled at The University of Texas at Brownsville with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, The University of Texas at Brownsville has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The University of Texas at Brownsville students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for The University of Texas at Brownsville students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,074
Women 4,453

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

The University of Texas at Brownsville serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for The University of Texas at Brownsville students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$34,960 per year

84% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
7,527
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 22.3%
Part time Undergrads 64.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227377 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Brownsville.