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Franklin Pierce University Demographics & Diversity

Rindge, 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 Franklin Pierce University are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Franklin Pierce University students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at Franklin Pierce University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Franklin Pierce University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Franklin Pierce University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Franklin Pierce University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 718
Women 945

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Franklin Pierce University serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 80% of the student body residing outside of New Hampshire or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Franklin Pierce University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 20%
Out of State 77%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,941 per year

28% 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 15%
Part time Undergrads 11.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182795 IPEDS survey data for Franklin Pierce University.