Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Pitzer are predominantly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Pitzer College students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 5%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9%
International 7%
Race Unknown 6%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 27% more female students than male students enrolled at Pitzer College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pitzer has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Pitzer College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Pitzer College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 472
Women 600

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Pitzer serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of California or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Pitzer College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 34%
Out of State 58%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,882 per year

13% 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 3.2%
Part time Undergrads 2.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121257 IPEDS survey data for Pitzer College.