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Alfred University Demographics & Diversity

Alfred, New York

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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 Alfred University are primarily White with a small Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Alfred University students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 9%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 31% more female students than male students enrolled at Alfred University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Alfred University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Alfred University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Alfred University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 784
Women 1,029

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Alfred University serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Alfred University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,665 per year

40% 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 2.8%
Part time Undergrads 1.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188641 IPEDS survey data for Alfred University.