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Simmons College of Kentucky Demographics & Diversity

Louisville, Kentucky

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Simmons College of Kentucky are almost exclusively Black with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 99% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Simmons College of Kentucky is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Simmons College of Kentucky students
Race Percent of Students
White 1%
Black 98%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 14% more male students than female students enrolled at Simmons College of Kentucky with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Simmons College of Kentucky has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Simmons College of Kentucky students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for Simmons College of Kentucky students
Gender Number of Students
Men 112
Women 98

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Simmons College of Kentucky serves a very low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Simmons College of Kentucky students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
Not Available

71% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 54.6%
Part time Undergrads 47.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=461759 IPEDS survey data for Simmons College of Kentucky.