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Connecticut College Demographics & Diversity

New London, Connecticut

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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 Connecticut College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 29% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Connecticut College students
Race Percent of Students
White 71%
Black 4%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 63% more female students than male students enrolled at Connecticut College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Connecticut College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Connecticut College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Connecticut College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 660
Women 1,077

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Connecticut College serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 87% of the student body residing outside of Connecticut or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Connecticut College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 13%
Out of State 82%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$83,703 per year

15% 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 1.6%
Part time Undergrads 0.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128902 IPEDS survey data for Connecticut College.