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SUNY College at Plattsburgh Demographics & Diversity

Plattsburgh, New York

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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 SUNY College at Plattsburgh are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% 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 Plattsburgh students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 7%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 6%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at SUNY College at Plattsburgh with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SUNY College at Plattsburgh 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 Plattsburgh students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for SUNY College at Plattsburgh students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,389
Women 3,315

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SUNY College at Plattsburgh serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for SUNY College at Plattsburgh students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,507 per year

41% 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 10.7%
Part time Undergrads 6.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196246 IPEDS survey data for SUNY College at Plattsburgh.