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Longwood University Demographics & Diversity

Farmville, Virginia

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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 Longwood University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Longwood University students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 9%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 139% more female students than male students enrolled at Longwood University with a gender ratio of 71% women to 29% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Longwood University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Longwood University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 29%
Women 71%
Enrollment by gender for Longwood University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,428
Women 3,413

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Longwood University serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Longwood University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,841 per year

29% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,841
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.8%
Part time Undergrads 6.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232566 IPEDS survey data for Longwood University.