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F&M Demographics & Diversity

Lancaster, 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 F&M are mainly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Franklin and Marshall College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 6%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 14%
Race Unknown 6%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 22% more female students than male students enrolled at Franklin and Marshall College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, F&M has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Franklin and Marshall College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Franklin and Marshall College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,041
Women 1,268

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

F&M serves a high number of out-of-state students with 77% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Franklin and Marshall College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 23%
Out of State 57%
Foreign 20%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$85,312 per year

18% 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 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212577 IPEDS survey data for Franklin and Marshall College.