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Gettysburg College Demographics & Diversity

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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 Gettysburg College are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Gettysburg College students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 3%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 5%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 10% more female students than male students enrolled at Gettysburg College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Gettysburg College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Gettysburg College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Gettysburg College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,162
Women 1,279

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Gettysburg College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 73% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Gettysburg College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 26%
Out of State 70%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$84,885 per year

15% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,441
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=212674 IPEDS survey data for Gettysburg College.

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