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University of Puget Sound Demographics & Diversity

Tacoma, Washington

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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 people of color (BIPOC). 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
Medium

There are 58% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Puget Sound with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% 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 slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Puget Sound students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for University of Puget Sound students
Gender Number of Students
Men 826
Women 1,304

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

University of Puget Sound serves a high number of out-of-state students with 71% 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 29%
Out of State 70%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,356 per year

19% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,130
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.