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Benedictine College Demographics & Diversity

Atchison, Kansas

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 Benedictine College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 20% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Benedictine College students
Race Percent of Students
White 80%
Black 3%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 3%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 8% more female students than male students enrolled at Benedictine College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Benedictine College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Benedictine College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Benedictine College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,023
Women 1,101

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Benedictine College serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 80% of the student body residing outside of Kansas or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Benedictine College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 20%
Out of State 79%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,485 per year

18% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,124
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 2%
Part time Undergrads 0.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154712 IPEDS survey data for Benedictine College.