UVU Demographics & Diversity

Orem, Utah

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 UVU are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Utah Valley University students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 1%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more male students than female students enrolled at Utah Valley University with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UVU has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Utah Valley University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for Utah Valley University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 21,004
Women 18,927

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UVU serves a very low number of students outside of Utah, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Utah Valley University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 80%
Out of State 17%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,815 per year

32% 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 29.4%
Part time Undergrads 36%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230737 IPEDS survey data for Utah Valley University.

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