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Rhodes College Demographics & Diversity

Memphis, Tennessee

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Rhodes College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Rhodes College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 6%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 26% more female students than male students enrolled at Rhodes College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Rhodes College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Rhodes College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Rhodes College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 899
Women 1,137

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Rhodes College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 72% of the student body residing outside of Tennessee or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Rhodes College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 28%
Out of State 68%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,395 per year

15% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,036
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.3%
Part time Undergrads 0.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221351 IPEDS survey data for Rhodes College.