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DCAD Demographics & Diversity

Wilmington, Delaware

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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 DCAD are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Delaware College of Art and Design students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 24%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 1%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 118% more female students than male students enrolled at Delaware College of Art and Design with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DCAD has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Delaware College of Art and Design students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for Delaware College of Art and Design students
Gender Number of Students
Men 34
Women 74

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

DCAD serves a low number of students outside of Delaware, with 68 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Delaware College of Art and Design students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 68%
Out of State 30%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,874 per year

45% 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 0.7%
Part time Undergrads 9.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=432524 IPEDS survey data for Delaware College of Art and Design.