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Barton College Demographics & Diversity

Wilson, North Carolina

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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 Barton College are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Barton College students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 21%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 18% more female students than male students enrolled at Barton College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Barton College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Barton College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Barton College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 579
Women 686

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Barton College serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Barton College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,814 per year

45% 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 18.9%
Part time Undergrads 6.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197911 IPEDS survey data for Barton College.