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Spelman Demographics & Diversity

Atlanta, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Spelman are almost exclusively Black with a small Multiracial population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Spelman College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Spelman College students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 96%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Spelman College is a women's college. All students enrolled at Spelman College are female with a gender ratio of 100% women to 0% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Spelman has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Spelman College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 0%
Women 100%
Enrollment by gender for Spelman College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 0
Women 2,417

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Spelman serves a high number of out-of-state students with 76% of the student body residing outside of Georgia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Spelman College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 24%
Out of State 75%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,157 per year

44% 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 2.3%
Part time Undergrads 2.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141060 IPEDS survey data for Spelman College.