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Plymouth Demographics & Diversity

Plymouth, New Hampshire

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Plymouth are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Plymouth State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at Plymouth State University with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Plymouth has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Plymouth State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Plymouth State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,102
Women 2,389

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Plymouth 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 Plymouth State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 47%
Out of State 52%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,160 per year

31% 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 4.2%
Part time Undergrads 4.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183080 IPEDS survey data for Plymouth State University.