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 Centre College are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 22% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Centre College students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 7%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more female students than male students enrolled at Centre College with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Centre College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Centre College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Centre College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 701
Women 733

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Centre College serves a low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 56 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Centre College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 56%
Out of State 39%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,052 per year

17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,434
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.1%
Part time Undergrads 0.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=156408 IPEDS survey data for Centre College.