Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Utah State University are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Utah State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 1%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 6%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 19% more female students than male students enrolled at Utah State University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Utah State University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Utah State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Utah State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 12,774
Women 15,158

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Utah State University serves a low number of students outside of Utah, with 70 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Utah State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 70%
Out of State 28%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,534 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
27,932
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21.2%
Part time Undergrads 23.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230728 IPEDS survey data for Utah State University.