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2023 Painting Students

There are about 2,175 students enrolled in Painting in the USA.

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College can be an extremely consequential adventure in one's life; it's an occasion for individual growth and maturation. Students attempt to figure out their purpose and develop the required skills to become a flourishing adult. But learning also happens outside the classroom - the late nights discussing Marx with a schoolmate, the life lesson gained from an eccentric professor, the exposure to a different perspective. Therefore, attending a diverse college greatly enriches what you gain from your time spent at school.

Painting is a slightly more ethnically diverse subject than average*. 57% of the US' Painting majors are white students, followed by latino students (17%), students of other races**(16%), and asian students (7%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is University of Houston located in Houston, TX.

Secondly, Painting significatly skews female, with 70% of students majoring in Painting identifying as women. The most gender balanced school in the top 100 is University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth in North Dartmouth, MA.

Another substantial type of diversity is socioeconomic diversity. Painting is fairly close to the middle of the pack for socioeconomic diversity (49th percentile). 30% of its students come from families earning below $30,000 a year, 16% are from families earning between $30,000 and $48,000 a year, and 24% grew up in families who make over $110,000 per year. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is the most financially diverse college in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall TX is the most diverse state for Painting. The Southwest is the most diverse region, and the Little East Conference is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 7%

  • Black: 4%

  • Latino: 17%

  • White: 57%

  • Other: 16%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 30%

  • Female: 70%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 30%

  • 30k - 48k: 16%

  • 48k - 75k: 16%

  • 75k - 110k: 14%

  • Over 110k: 24%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 67%

  • Out of State: 26%

  • International: 8%

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