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Cheyney, Pennsylvania

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania are mostly Black with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 82%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 43% more female students than male students enrolled at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students
Gender Number of Students
Men 192
Women 274

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Cheyney University of Pennsylvania serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,189 per year

74% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
466
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.5%
Part time Undergrads 9.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211608 IPEDS survey data for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.