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Catholic University of America Demographics & Diversity

Washington, District Of Columbia

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Catholic University of America are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Catholic University of America students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 5%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 5%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 21% more female students than male students enrolled at Catholic University of America with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Catholic University of America has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Catholic University of America students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Catholic University of America students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,697
Women 3,259

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Catholic University of America serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 98% of the student body residing outside of District Of Columbia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Catholic University of America students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 2%
Out of State 92%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 5%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$85,196 per year

14% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,956
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6%
Part time Undergrads 4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131283 IPEDS survey data for Catholic University of America.


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