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Penn State Abington Demographics & Diversity

Abington, 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 Penn State Abington are mainly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Penn State Abington students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 13%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 17%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 5%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 42% more male students than female students enrolled at Penn State Abington with a gender ratio of 59% men to 41% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Penn State Abington has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Penn State Abington students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 59%
Women 41%
Enrollment by gender for Penn State Abington students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,811
Women 1,279

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Penn State Abington serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 68 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Penn State Abington students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 68%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 11%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,381 per year

39% 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 19.9%
Part time Undergrads 12.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214801 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Abington.

Last updated February 24, 2024