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Gordon Demographics & Diversity

Barnesville, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Gordon are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Gordon College students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 42%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 111% more female students than male students enrolled at Gordon College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Gordon has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Gordon College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Gordon College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,179
Women 2,484

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Gordon serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Gordon College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,654 per year

61% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,663
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 19.3%
Part time Undergrads 32.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139968 IPEDS survey data for Gordon College.