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Gettysburg College Demographics & Diversity

Gettysburg, 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 Gettysburg College are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). 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%

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 1,362
Women 1,492

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Gettysburg College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 76% 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 25%
Out of State 63%
Foreign 13%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$84,885 per year

21% 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 0.4%

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

Last updated February 24, 2024