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Richard Bland Demographics & Diversity

Petersburg, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Richard Bland are predominantly Black with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 59% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary students
Race Percent of Students
White 41%
Black 44%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 45% more female students than male students enrolled at Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Richard Bland has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,011
Women 1,464

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Richard Bland serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 6%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,560 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,475
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4%
Part time Undergrads 14.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233338 IPEDS survey data for Richard Bland College of the College of William and Mary.