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Carleton College Demographics & Diversity

Northfield, Minnesota

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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 Carleton College are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Carleton College students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 10%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

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

Male to female gender ratio for Carleton College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Carleton College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 996
Women 1,048

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Carleton College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 84% of the student body residing outside of Minnesota or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Carleton College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 16%
Out of State 71%
Foreign 13%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,070 per year

14% 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 0.3%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173258 IPEDS survey data for Carleton College.