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Union College Demographics & Diversity

Schenectady, 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 Union College are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Union College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 7%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 17% more male students than female students enrolled at Union College with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Union College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Union College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 54%
Women 46%
Enrollment by gender for Union College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,185
Women 1,012

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Union College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 71% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Union College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 29%
Out of State 60%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 11%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,161 per year

13% 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 1.1%
Part time Undergrads 0.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=196866 IPEDS survey data for Union College.