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ECSU Demographics & Diversity

Willimantic, 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 ECSU are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Eastern Connecticut State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 7%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 42% more female students than male students enrolled at Eastern Connecticut State University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, ECSU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Eastern Connecticut State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Eastern Connecticut State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,787
Women 2,532

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

ECSU serves a very low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Eastern Connecticut State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,020 per year

36% 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 10.7%
Part time Undergrads 10.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129215 IPEDS survey data for Eastern Connecticut State University.