Private 4 Year

Colby-Sawyer Demographics & Diversity

New London, New Hampshire

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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 Colby-Sawyer are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Colby Sawyer College students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 7%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 9%
Race Unknown 12%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 191% more female students than male students enrolled at Colby Sawyer College with a gender ratio of 74% women to 26% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Colby-Sawyer has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Colby Sawyer College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 26%
Women 74%
Enrollment by gender for Colby Sawyer College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 233
Women 677

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Colby-Sawyer serves a high number of out-of-state students with 53% of the student body residing outside of New Hampshire or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Colby Sawyer College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 47%
Out of State 53%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,754 per year

36% 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 5.4%
Part time Undergrads 4.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182634 IPEDS survey data for Colby Sawyer College.