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SUNY Cortland Demographics & Diversity

Cortland, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at SUNY Cortland are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of SUNY College at Cortland students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 6%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 33% more female students than male students enrolled at SUNY College at Cortland with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SUNY Cortland has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for SUNY College at Cortland students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for SUNY College at Cortland students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,935
Women 3,897

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SUNY Cortland serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for SUNY College at Cortland students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,027 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,832
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.6%
Part time Undergrads 1.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196149 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Cortland.