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Elizabethtown College Demographics & Diversity

Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania

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 students of color. 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
Low

There are 65% more female students than male students enrolled at Elizabethtown College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Elizabethtown College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Elizabethtown College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Elizabethtown College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 636
Women 1,051

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Elizabethtown College serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Elizabethtown College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 30%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,213 per year

23% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,687
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.


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