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Bethany College Demographics & Diversity

Bethany, West Virginia

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

Racial demographics of Bethany College students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 18%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 20%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 46% more male students than female students enrolled at Bethany College with a gender ratio of 59% men to 41% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bethany College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Bethany College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 59%
Women 41%
Enrollment by gender for Bethany College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 345
Women 236

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Bethany College serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 85% of the student body residing outside of West Virginia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bethany College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 15%
Out of State 82%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,018 per year

47% 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 2.8%
Part time Undergrads 0.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237181 IPEDS survey data for Bethany College.