University of Houston-Victoria Demographics & Diversity

Victoria, 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 University of Houston-Victoria are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 65% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of Houston Victoria 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 University of Houston Victoria students
Race Percent of Students
White 35%
Black 17%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 90% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Houston Victoria with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Houston-Victoria has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Houston Victoria students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for University of Houston Victoria students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,497
Women 2,839

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of Houston-Victoria serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Houston Victoria students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,679 per year

65% 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 51.7%
Part time Undergrads 48%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=225502 IPEDS survey data for University of Houston Victoria.