Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Central College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Central College students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 2%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 3% more female students than male students enrolled at Central College with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Central College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Central College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Central College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 551
Women 566

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Central College serves a low number of students outside of Iowa, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Central College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,591 per year

28% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,117
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.5%
Part time Undergrads 1.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153108 IPEDS survey data for Central College.