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 Davidson are primarily White with a small Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Davidson College students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 7%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 8% more male students than female students enrolled at Davidson College with a gender ratio of 52% men to 48% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Davidson has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Davidson College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 52%
Women 48%
Enrollment by gender for Davidson College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 956
Women 887

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Davidson serves a high number of out-of-state students with 82% of the student body residing outside of North Carolina or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Davidson College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 18%
Out of State 73%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,036 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 0.2%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198385 IPEDS survey data for Davidson College.

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