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UT Dallas Demographics & Diversity

Richardson, Texas

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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 Dallas are predominantly White with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 63% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of The University of Texas at Dallas students
Race Percent of Students
White 37%
Black 6%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 29%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 30% more male students than female students enrolled at The University of Texas at Dallas with a gender ratio of 57% men to 43% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UT Dallas has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for The University of Texas at Dallas students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 57%
Women 43%
Enrollment by gender for The University of Texas at Dallas students
Gender Number of Students
Men 17,841
Women 13,729

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UT Dallas serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for The University of Texas at Dallas students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,361 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 20.5%
Part time Undergrads 18.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228787 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Dallas.