Benedict College

Benedict College Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at Benedict College? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. See how Benedict College fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Benedict College Student Population

How Many Students Attend Benedict College?

Benedict College total enrollment is approximately 2,040 students.

2,012 are undergraduates and 6 are graduate students.

Benedict College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Benedict College undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Benedict College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 1,826
Unknown 80
Hispanic 57
White 17
Asian 9
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Benedict College Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 67% of full-time grad students are women, and 33% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Benedict College Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 5
Multi-Ethnic 1
Hispanic 0
White 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Asian 0
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Benedict College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,536 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1536 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  56.30 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does Benedict College Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Benedict College is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

95% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
HBCU YES

Benedict College is ranked 3,550 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3550 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  6.33 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Benedict College is a Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.

Benedict College Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 1,850
Unknown 81
Hispanic 57
White 19
Asian 9
Multi-Ethnic 1
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Benedict College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 421
White 36
Asian 11
Multi-Ethnic 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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Benedict College ranks 360 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  360 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  90.52 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,132 female students and 908 male students at Benedict College.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Benedict College is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  92.53 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 259 female teachers and 223 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

40.51% Out of State
1.99% Out of the Country

Benedict College ranks 730 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

40.51% of Benedict College students come from out of state, and 1.99% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  66 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 20 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
South Carolina 350
Georgia 113
District of Columbia 18
California 16
New Jersey 14

Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
70.62% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  60.66 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Benedict College, 70.62% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 754
20-21 722
22-24 425
25-29 113
35 and over 26
30-34 25
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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