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Utah Demographics & Diversity

Salt Lake City, Utah

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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 Utah are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Utah students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 1%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 4%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 13% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Utah with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Utah has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Utah students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for University of Utah students
Gender Number of Students
Men 17,503
Women 15,520

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Utah serves a low number of students outside of Utah, with 61 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Utah students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 61%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,474 per year

20% 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 26.7%
Part time Undergrads 26.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230764 IPEDS survey data for University of Utah.