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BAC Demographics & Diversity

Belmont, North Carolina

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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 BAC are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Belmont Abbey College students
Race Percent of Students
White 45%
Black 22%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 28%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 13% more male students than female students enrolled at Belmont Abbey College with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BAC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Belmont Abbey College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for Belmont Abbey College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 796
Women 705

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

BAC serves a high number of out-of-state students with 63% of the student body residing outside of North Carolina or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Belmont Abbey College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 37%
Out of State 57%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,374 per year

26% 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 35.6%
Part time Undergrads 6.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197984 IPEDS survey data for Belmont Abbey College.