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Georgia Southwestern Demographics & Diversity

Americus, 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 Georgia Southwestern are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Georgia Southwestern State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 29%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 106% more female students than male students enrolled at Georgia Southwestern State University with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Georgia Southwestern has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Georgia Southwestern State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Georgia Southwestern State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,033
Women 2,124

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Georgia Southwestern serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Georgia Southwestern State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 9%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,591 per year

53% 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 27.4%
Part time Undergrads 28.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139764 IPEDS survey data for Georgia Southwestern State University.