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American Public University System Demographics & Diversity

Charles Town, West Virginia

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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 American Public University System are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of American Public University System students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 19%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 71% more male students than female students enrolled at American Public University System with a gender ratio of 63% men to 37% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, American Public University System has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for American Public University System students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 63%
Women 37%
Enrollment by gender for American Public University System students
Gender Number of Students
Men 30,497
Women 17,801

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

American Public University System serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 100% of the student body residing outside of West Virginia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for American Public University System students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 0%
Out of State 96%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
Not Available

69% 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 82.5%
Part time Undergrads 90.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=449339 IPEDS survey data for American Public University System.