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UT Tyler Demographics & Diversity

Tyler, 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 UT Tyler are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% 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 Tyler students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 9%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 46% more female students than male students enrolled at The University of Texas at Tyler with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UT Tyler 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 Tyler students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for The University of Texas at Tyler students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,152
Women 6,054

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UT Tyler 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 Tyler students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,622 per year

31% 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 27.2%
Part time Undergrads 24.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228802 IPEDS survey data for The University of Texas at Tyler.