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 SVC are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 49% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southern Vermont College students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 11%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 26%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 113% more female students than male students enrolled at Southern Vermont College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SVC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Southern Vermont College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Southern Vermont College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 112
Women 239

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

SVC serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of Vermont or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southern Vermont College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 34%
Out of State 66%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,680 per year

49% 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 10.5%
Part time Undergrads 2.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231086 IPEDS survey data for Southern Vermont College.