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NEC Demographics & Diversity

Henniker, 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 NEC are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of New England College students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 25%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 3%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more male students than female students enrolled at New England College with a gender ratio of 60% men to 40% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NEC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for New England College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 60%
Women 40%
Enrollment by gender for New England College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,291
Women 1,515

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

NEC serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of New Hampshire or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for New England College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 34%
Out of State 61%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,541 per year

49% 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 42.6%
Part time Undergrads 1.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182980 IPEDS survey data for New England College.