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Colgate Demographics & Diversity

Hamilton, 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 Colgate are primarily White with a small Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Colgate University students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 4%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 9%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 25% more female students than male students enrolled at Colgate University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Colgate has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Colgate University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Colgate University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,394
Women 1,747

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Colgate serves a high number of out-of-state students with 81% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Colgate University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 19%
Out of State 71%
Foreign 10%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$81,701 per year

13% 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 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190099 IPEDS survey data for Colgate University.