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Eckerd College Demographics & Diversity

Saint Petersburg, Florida

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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 Eckerd College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 133% more female students than male students enrolled at Eckerd College with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% 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 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for Eckerd College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 599
Women 1,394

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Eckerd College serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 83% 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 17%
Out of State 78%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,211 per year

21% 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 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.