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CW Demographics & Diversity

White Plains, 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 CW are predominantly Hispanic with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 88% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of The College of Westchester students
Race Percent of Students
White 12%
Black 39%
Hispanic 41%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 90% more female students than male students enrolled at The College of Westchester with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CW has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The College of Westchester students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for The College of Westchester students
Gender Number of Students
Men 307
Women 582

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CW serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for The College of Westchester students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,010 per year

85% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
889
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 37.9%
Part time Undergrads 11.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197285 IPEDS survey data for The College of Westchester.