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 The New School are predominantly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 67% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of The New School students
Race Percent of Students
White 33%
Black 6%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 32%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 160% more female students than male students enrolled at The New School with a gender ratio of 72% women to 28% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, The New School has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The New School students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 28%
Women 72%
Enrollment by gender for The New School students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,931
Women 7,613

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

The New School serves a high number of out-of-state students with 86% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for The New School students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 13%
Out of State 55%
Foreign 27%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,464 per year

22% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,544
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 16.7%
Part time Undergrads 11.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193654 IPEDS survey data for The New School.