Eckerd College

Eckerd Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Eckerd students.

Eckerd Student Population

2,007 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Eckerd College?

Eckerd total enrollment is approximately 2,007 students.

Eckerd Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Eckerd undergraduate population is made up of 67% women, and 33% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Eckerd Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,514
Hispanic 170
International 80
Multi-Ethnic 77
Black or African American 51
Asian 49
Unknown 5
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Eckerd achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #720 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  720 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  79.53 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Eckerd Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Eckerd overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Eckerd is ranked 2,704 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2704 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  28.66 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.

Eckerd Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,548
Hispanic 174
International 82
Multi-Ethnic 78
Asian 53
Black or African American 52
Unknown 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Eckerd College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 334
Black or African American 22
Multi-Ethnic 10
Asian 9
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Eckerd.

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Eckerd ranks 2,482 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2482 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  34.52 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 1,351 female students and 656 male students at Eckerd.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Eckerd is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.04 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 222 female teachers and 201 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 5% in Geographic Diversity
82.55% Out of State
2.42% Out of the Country

Eckerd ranks 83 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

82.55% of Eckerd students come from out of state, and 2.42% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  96 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 40 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Florida 97
Massachusetts 36
Pennsylvania 32
New Jersey 30
New York 28

International Students at Eckerd

Students from 43 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from United Kingdom, Spain, and India.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
86.25% 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  53.89 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Eckerd, 86.25% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 947
20-21 810
22-24 126
35 and over 78
25-29 26
30-34 18
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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