Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at VCM are primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of VanderCook College of Music students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 8%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 32% more male students than female students enrolled at VanderCook College of Music with a gender ratio of 57% men to 43% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, VCM has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of VanderCook College of Music students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 57%
Women 43%
Enrollment by gender for VanderCook College of Music students
Gender Number of Students
Men 83
Women 63

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

VCM serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for VanderCook College of Music students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$65,913 per year

52% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
146
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 13%
Part time Undergrads 7.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=149639 IPEDS survey data for VanderCook College of Music.