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Claflin University Demographics & Diversity

Orangeburg, South Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Claflin University are almost exclusively Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 99% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Claflin University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Claflin University students
Race Percent of Students
White 1%
Black 92%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 117% more female students than male students enrolled at Claflin University with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Claflin University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Claflin University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Claflin University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 686
Women 1,486

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Claflin University serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 83 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Claflin University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 83%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,792 per year

80% 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 12.7%
Part time Undergrads 2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217873 IPEDS survey data for Claflin University.