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State University of New York at New Paltz Demographics & Diversity

New Paltz, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at State University of New York at New Paltz are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of State University of New York at New Paltz students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 6%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 69% more female students than male students enrolled at State University of New York at New Paltz with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, State University of New York at New Paltz has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for State University of New York at New Paltz students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for State University of New York at New Paltz students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,826
Women 4,782

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

State University of New York at New Paltz serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for State University of New York at New Paltz students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,171 per year

40% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
7,608
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8.6%
Part time Undergrads 5.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196176 IPEDS survey data for State University of New York at New Paltz.