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DeSales University Demographics & Diversity

Center Valley, Pennsylvania

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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 DeSales University are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of DeSales University students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 4%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 6%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 80% more female students than male students enrolled at DeSales University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DeSales University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for DeSales University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for DeSales University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,229
Women 2,209

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

DeSales University serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 67 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for DeSales University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 67%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,394 per year

26% 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 27.2%
Part time Undergrads 24.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210739 IPEDS survey data for DeSales University.