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Demographics of Online Students at URI

We compiled data from eCampus queries on the 1927 undergraduate students enrolled in one or more online courses in the Spring 2015 semester.

  • 63.8% of students were female.

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“Not Specified” students and “American Indian/Alaskan Native” students were not included in the graph, but are listed in the table.

Table 1: Race/ Ethnicity demographics for online students in Spring 2015

Total Number Percentage
White 1375 71.4%
Hispanic/Latino 147 7.6%
Black/African American 130 6.7%
Asian 47 2.4%
Multiracial 56 2.9%
American Indian/ Alaska Native 3 0.2%
Not Specified 169 8.8%
Grand Total 1927

 

The average age of undergraduate students in Spring 2015 was 21.6

 

Table 2: Number of student age groups represented in pie chart

Total Number Percentage
18-22 1655 85.9%
23-30 200 10.4%
31+ 72 3.7%

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