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Stephens College Demographics & Diversity

Columbia, Missouri

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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 Stephens College are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Stephens College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 15%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 6%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Stephens College is a women's college. There are more female students than male students enrolled at Stephens College with a gender ratio of 95% women to 5% men.  Though it is a women's college, 5.47% of the student body is male. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Stephens College has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Stephens College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 5%
Women 95%
Enrollment by gender for Stephens College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 34
Women 588

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Stephens College serves a low number of students outside of Missouri, with 64 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Stephens College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 64%
Out of State 36%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,398 per year

46% 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 17.6%
Part time Undergrads 16.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179548 IPEDS survey data for Stephens College.