UVM Demographics & Diversity

Burlington, Vermont

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 UVM are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very low racial diversity. 18% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Vermont students
Race Percent of Students
White 82%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 45% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Vermont with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UVM has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Vermont students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for University of Vermont students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,464
Women 7,931

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

UVM serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 78% of the student body residing outside of Vermont or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Vermont students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 22%
Out of State 76%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,257 per year

15% 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 6.4%
Part time Undergrads 3.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231174 IPEDS survey data for University of Vermont.

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