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SUNY College at Old Westbury Demographics & Diversity

Old Westbury, 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 SUNY College at Old Westbury are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 70% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of SUNY College at Old Westbury students
Race Percent of Students
White 30%
Black 30%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 49% more female students than male students enrolled at SUNY College at Old Westbury with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SUNY College at Old Westbury 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 Old Westbury students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for SUNY College at Old Westbury students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,046
Women 3,041

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SUNY College at Old Westbury serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for SUNY College at Old Westbury students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,417 per year

61% 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 25%
Part time Undergrads 12.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196237 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Old Westbury.