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Reed Demographics & Diversity

Portland, Oregon

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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 Reed are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Reed College students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 2%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 7%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at Reed College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Reed has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Reed College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Reed College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 647
Women 738

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Reed serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 91% of the student body residing outside of Oregon or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Reed College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 9%
Out of State 81%
Foreign 10%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,777 per year

9% 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 1.6%
Part time Undergrads 0.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209922 IPEDS survey data for Reed College.