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Bluefield College Demographics & Diversity

Bluefield, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bluefield College are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 35% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bluefield College students
Race Percent of Students
White 65%
Black 22%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 12% more female students than male students enrolled at Bluefield College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bluefield College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Bluefield College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Bluefield College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 545
Women 611

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Bluefield College serves a low number of students outside of Virginia, with 57 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bluefield College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 57%
Out of State 42%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,033 per year

57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,156
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.9%
Part time Undergrads 9.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231554 IPEDS survey data for Bluefield College.