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CUNY Graduate Center Demographics & Diversity

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CUNY Graduate Center are predominantly Black with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 76% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

CUNY Graduate School and University Center is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

CUNY Graduate School and University Center has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of CUNY Graduate School and University Center students
Race Percent of Students
White 24%
Black 33%
Hispanic 30%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 93% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Graduate School and University Center with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CUNY Graduate Center has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Graduate School and University Center students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Graduate School and University Center students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,169
Women 6,131

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CUNY Graduate Center serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 75 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for CUNY Graduate School and University Center students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 75%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 25%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,813 per year

0% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
9,300
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 81%
Part time Undergrads 76.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190576 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Graduate School and University Center.