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Penn State Erie-Behrend College Demographics & Diversity

Erie, 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 Erie-Behrend 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 Penn State Erie Behrend College students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 9%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 94% more male students than female students enrolled at Penn State Erie Behrend College with a gender ratio of 66% men to 34% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Penn State Erie-Behrend College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Penn State Erie Behrend College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 66%
Women 34%
Enrollment by gender for Penn State Erie Behrend College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,844
Women 1,468

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Penn State Erie-Behrend College serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 74 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Penn State Erie Behrend College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 74%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 16%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,381 per year

0% 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 8.1%
Part time Undergrads 4.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214591 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Erie Behrend College.