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Elizabethtown College Demographics & Diversity

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

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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 Elizabethtown College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 14% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Elizabethtown College students
Race Percent of Students
White 86%
Black 3%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 58% more female students than male students enrolled at Elizabethtown College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Elizabethtown College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Elizabethtown College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Elizabethtown College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 748
Women 1,185

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Elizabethtown College serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 74 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Elizabethtown College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 74%
Out of State 25%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,213 per year

21% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,933
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.1%
Part time Undergrads 0.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212197 IPEDS survey data for Elizabethtown College.