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 Barnard are mainly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Barnard College students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 7%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 14%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 8%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Barnard College is a women's college. All students enrolled at Barnard College are female with a gender ratio of 100% women to 0% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Barnard has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Barnard College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 0%
Women 100%
Enrollment by gender for Barnard College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 0
Women 2,562

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Barnard serves a high number of out-of-state students with 74% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Barnard College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 26%
Out of State 62%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,897 per year

15% 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 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 1.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=189097 IPEDS survey data for Barnard College.