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Hampton University Demographics & Diversity

Hampton, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hampton University are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Hampton University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Hampton University students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 95%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 104% more female students than male students enrolled at Hampton University with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hampton University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Hampton University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Hampton University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,090
Women 2,227

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Hampton University serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 83% of the student body residing outside of Virginia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hampton University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 16%
Out of State 82%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,714 per year

35% 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 6.8%
Part time Undergrads 4.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232265 IPEDS survey data for Hampton University.