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Potomac College-Washington Demographics & Diversity

Washington, District Of Columbia

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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 Potomac College-Washington are primarily Black with a smaller White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 81% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Potomac College Washington students
Race Percent of Students
White 19%
Black 62%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 5%
International 3%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 60% more male students than female students enrolled at Potomac College Washington with a gender ratio of 62% men to 38% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Potomac College-Washington has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Potomac College Washington students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 62%
Women 38%
Enrollment by gender for Potomac College Washington students
Gender Number of Students
Men 329
Women 205

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Potomac College-Washington serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 86% of the student body residing outside of District Of Columbia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Potomac College Washington students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 14%
Out of State 86%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,717 per year

17% 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 82.2%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=384412 IPEDS survey data for Potomac College Washington.