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The New School Demographics & Diversity

New York, 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 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 people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 192% more female students than male students enrolled at The New School with a gender ratio of 74% women to 26% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, The New School has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The New School students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 26%
Women 74%
Enrollment by gender for The New School students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,580
Women 7,528

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

The New School serves a high number of out-of-state students with 89% 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 11%
Out of State 54%
Foreign 32%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,464 per year

16% 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 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.