Private 4 Year

Voorhees College Demographics & Diversity

Denmark, 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 Voorhees College are almost exclusively Black with a small Hispanic 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.

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

Racial demographics of Voorhees College students
Race Percent of Students
White 1%
Black 94%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 38% more female students than male students enrolled at Voorhees College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Voorhees College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Voorhees College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Voorhees College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 169
Women 233

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Voorhees College serves a low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 46 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Voorhees College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 46%
Out of State 48%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,441 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 10.4%
Part time Undergrads 2.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218919 IPEDS survey data for Voorhees College.