Dickinson College

Dickinson Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Dickinson student population look like? 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 U.S. The results of the Dickinson College 2021 diversity report are below.

Dickinson Student Population

2,133 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Dickinson College?

Dickinson total enrollment is approximately 2,133 students.

Dickinson Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Dickinson undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Dickinson Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,329
International 294
Hispanic 187
Black or African American 108
Asian 88
Multi-Ethnic 77
Unknown 19
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Dickinson achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #369 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  369 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  89.52 out of 100
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High overall diversity means a high variety of students of different races, ethnicities, ages, and genders, from all parts of the country and abroad.

How Does Dickinson Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Dickinson is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Dickinson is ranked 2,139 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2139 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  43.57 out of 100
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Many students are seeking college campuses with plenty of diversity. Does Dickinson offer enough racial/ethnic diversity for you?

Dickinson Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,341
International 306
Hispanic 187
Black or African American 109
Asian 88
Multi-Ethnic 77
Unknown 20
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Dickinson College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 844
Black or African American 34
Asian 26
Multi-Ethnic 10
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Dickinson.

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Dickinson ranks 1,344 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1344 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  64.56 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,226 female students and 907 male students at Dickinson.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Dickinson is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  83.50 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Dickinson faculty.

There are approximately 572 female teachers and 410 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
77.15% Out of State
12.13% Out of the Country

Dickinson ranks 189 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

77.15% of Dickinson students come from out of state, and 12.13% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  91 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 31 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Pennsylvania 122
New Jersey 74
New York 73
Connecticut 52
Massachusetts 43

International Students at Dickinson

Students from 50 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Vietnam, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Dickinson.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
91.48% 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  44.31 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Dickinson, 91.48% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 1,111
18-19 1,068
22-24 125
35 and over 7
25-29 4
30-34 3
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*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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