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Alvernia University Demographics & Diversity

Reading, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Alvernia University are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Alvernia University students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 13%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 7%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 137% more female students than male students enrolled at Alvernia University with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Alvernia University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Alvernia University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for Alvernia University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 828
Women 1,964

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Alvernia University serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Alvernia University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,334 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,792
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 31.2%
Part time Undergrads 19%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210775 IPEDS survey data for Alvernia University.