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Lander University Demographics & Diversity

Greenwood, South Carolina

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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 Lander University are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lander University students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 31%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 121% more female students than male students enrolled at Lander University with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lander University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Lander University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for Lander University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,193
Women 2,632

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Lander University serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lander University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,256 per year

45% 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 5.8%
Part time Undergrads 6.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218229 IPEDS survey data for Lander University.