Eastern University Demographics & Diversity

Saint Davids, Pennsylvania

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 Eastern University are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Eastern University students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 23%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 119% more female students than male students enrolled at Eastern University with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Eastern University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Eastern University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for Eastern University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,022
Women 2,234

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Eastern University serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 62 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Eastern University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 62%
Out of State 37%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,457 per year

39% 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 30.5%
Part time Undergrads 14.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212133 IPEDS survey data for Eastern University.

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