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Lehman Demographics & Diversity

Bronx, 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 Lehman are mainly Hispanic with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 94% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

CUNY Lehman College 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 Lehman College students
Race Percent of Students
White 6%
Black 28%
Hispanic 55%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 113% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Lehman College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lehman has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Lehman College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Lehman College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,161
Women 8,854

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Lehman serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for CUNY Lehman College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 10%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,652 per year

80% 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 43.7%
Part time Undergrads 37%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190637 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Lehman College.