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Calvin College Demographics & Diversity

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Calvin College are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Calvin College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 3%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 10%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 17% more female students than male students enrolled at Calvin College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Calvin College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Calvin College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Calvin College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,521
Women 1,786

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Calvin College serves a low number of students outside of Michigan, with 55 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Calvin College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 55%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,660 per year

19% 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 2.6%
Part time Undergrads 2.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169080 IPEDS survey data for Calvin College.