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Columbia College Demographics & Diversity

Columbia, Missouri

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Columbia College are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Columbia College students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 25%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 41% more female students than male students enrolled at Columbia College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Columbia College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Columbia College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Columbia College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,462
Women 4,885

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Columbia College serves a low number of students outside of Missouri, with 57 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Columbia College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 57%
Out of State 42%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,190 per year

48% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,347
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 75.9%
Part time Undergrads 39.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177065 IPEDS survey data for Columbia College.