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 Hamilton College are primarily White with a small Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Hamilton College students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 5%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 8%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more female students than male students enrolled at Hamilton College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hamilton College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Hamilton College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Hamilton College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 950
Women 1,055

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Hamilton College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 78% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hamilton College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 22%
Out of State 70%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,373 per year

18% 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=191515 IPEDS survey data for Hamilton College.