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Carl Sandburg College Demographics & Diversity

Galesburg, Illinois

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Carl Sandburg College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Carl Sandburg College students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 7%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 83% more female students than male students enrolled at Carl Sandburg College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Carl Sandburg College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Carl Sandburg College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Carl Sandburg College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 657
Women 1,203

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Carl Sandburg College serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Carl Sandburg College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,336 per year

56% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,860
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.6%
Part time Undergrads 39.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143613 IPEDS survey data for Carl Sandburg College.