Salem International University Demographics & Diversity
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Salem International University are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 61% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 33% more female students than male students enrolled at Salem International University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Salem International University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Salem International University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 79% of the student body residing outside of West Virginia or from other countries.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$51,416 per year
71% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||45.8%|
|Part time Undergrads||0%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237783 IPEDS survey data for Salem International University.