Private 4 Year

Capitol College Demographics & Diversity

Laurel, Maryland

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Capitol College are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 57% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Capitol College students
Race Percent of Students
White 43%
Black 35%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 265% more male students than female students enrolled at Capitol College with a gender ratio of 79% men to 21% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Capitol College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Capitol College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 79%
Women 21%
Enrollment by gender for Capitol College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 592
Women 162

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Capitol College serves a very low number of students outside of Maryland, with 75 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Capitol College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 75%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,053 per year

45% 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 29%
Part time Undergrads 20.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162061 IPEDS survey data for Capitol College.