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CHC Demographics & Diversity

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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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 CHC are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Chestnut Hill College students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 37%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 3%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 71% more female students than male students enrolled at Chestnut Hill College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CHC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Chestnut Hill College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Chestnut Hill College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 524
Women 896

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

CHC serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 65 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Chestnut Hill College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 65%
Out of State 28%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,319 per year

59% 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 36.8%
Part time Undergrads 19.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211583 IPEDS survey data for Chestnut Hill College.