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Eckerd College Demographics & Diversity

Saint Petersburg, Florida

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Eckerd College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Eckerd College students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 5%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 98% more female students than male students enrolled at Eckerd College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Eckerd College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Eckerd College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Eckerd College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 673
Women 1,333

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Eckerd College serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 85% of the student body residing outside of Florida or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Eckerd College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 15%
Out of State 82%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,211 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,006
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13.2%
Part time Undergrads 7.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=133492 IPEDS survey data for Eckerd College.

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