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Clayton State University Demographics & Diversity

Morrow, Georgia

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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 Clayton State University are primarily Black with a smaller White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 82% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Clayton State University is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Clayton State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 18%
Black 66%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 130% more female students than male students enrolled at Clayton State University with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Clayton State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Clayton State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for Clayton State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,131
Women 4,907

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Clayton State University serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Clayton State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,444 per year

66% 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 42.9%
Part time Undergrads 41%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139311 IPEDS survey data for Clayton State University.