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Penn State York Demographics & Diversity

York, 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 York are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Penn State York students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 15%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 50% more male students than female students enrolled at Penn State York with a gender ratio of 60% men to 40% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Penn State York has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Penn State York students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 60%
Women 40%
Enrollment by gender for Penn State York students
Gender Number of Students
Men 569
Women 379

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Penn State York serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 64 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Penn State York students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 64%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 28%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,381 per year

26% 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 16.5%
Part time Undergrads 14.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214829 IPEDS survey data for Penn State York.