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Marywood Demographics & Diversity

Scranton, 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 Marywood are mostly White with a small Hispanic 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 Marywood University students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 2%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 142% more female students than male students enrolled at Marywood University with a gender ratio of 71% women to 29% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Marywood has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Marywood University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 29%
Women 71%
Enrollment by gender for Marywood University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 773
Women 1,874

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Marywood serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 73 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Marywood University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 73%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,125 per year

35% 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 11.1%
Part time Undergrads 4.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213826 IPEDS survey data for Marywood University.