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University of Puget Sound Demographics & Diversity

Tacoma, Washington

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of Puget Sound are mostly White with a small Multiracial population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Puget Sound students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 1%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 63% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Puget Sound with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Puget Sound has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Puget Sound students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for University of Puget Sound students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,012
Women 1,654

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

University of Puget Sound serves a high number of out-of-state students with 74% of the student body residing outside of Washington or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Puget Sound students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 26%
Out of State 73%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,356 per year

16% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,666
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.6%
Part time Undergrads 0.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236328 IPEDS survey data for University of Puget Sound.


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