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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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 48% more female students than male students enrolled at Rhodes College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Rhodes College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Rhodes College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Rhodes College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 756
Women 1,119

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Rhodes College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 75% 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 25%
Out of State 72%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,395 per year

18% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,875
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.