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Dickinson College Demographics & Diversity

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Dickinson College are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 28% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Dickinson College students
Race Percent of Students
White 72%
Black 4%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 10%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 38% more female students than male students enrolled at Dickinson College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Dickinson College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Dickinson College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Dickinson College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,007
Women 1,392

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Dickinson College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 80% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Dickinson College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 21%
Out of State 66%
Foreign 14%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$80,466 per year

16% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,399
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.6%
Part time Undergrads 0.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212009 IPEDS survey data for Dickinson College.