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Dominican College Demographics & Diversity

Orangeburg, New York

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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 Dominican College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 67% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Dominican College of Blauvelt 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 Dominican College of Blauvelt students
Race Percent of Students
White 33%
Black 17%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 105% more female students than male students enrolled at Dominican College of Blauvelt with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Dominican College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Dominican College of Blauvelt students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Dominican College of Blauvelt students
Gender Number of Students
Men 462
Women 945

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Dominican College serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 76 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Dominican College of Blauvelt students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 76%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,440 per year

43% 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 16.2%
Part time Undergrads 11.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190761 IPEDS survey data for Dominican College of Blauvelt.