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Penn State Lehigh Valley Demographics & Diversity

Center Valley, 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 Lehigh Valley are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Penn State Lehigh Valley students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 6%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 35% more male students than female students enrolled at Penn State Lehigh Valley with a gender ratio of 57% men to 43% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Penn State Lehigh Valley has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Penn State Lehigh Valley students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 57%
Women 43%
Enrollment by gender for Penn State Lehigh Valley students
Gender Number of Students
Men 510
Women 378

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Penn State Lehigh Valley serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Penn State Lehigh Valley students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,381 per year

42% 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 13.5%
Part time Undergrads 10.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214670 IPEDS survey data for Penn State Lehigh Valley.