Student Population at PSC

Total Enrollment
1,000 (all undergraduate)
Online Enrollment
Men Students
Women Students

2020 Student Population

A total of 1,000 students have enrolled at Philander Smith College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 337 male and 663 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 955 full-time students and 45 part-time students.
The number of students at Philander Smith College is relatively small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Arkansas. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Lyon College and Hendrix College, its population is relatively small (average population is 1,174).
Philander Smith College offers online degree/certificate programs and 19 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 337 male and 663 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.51 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 935 Black or African American students (93.50%) and 23 Two or More Races students (2.30%) at Philander Smith College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Philander Smith College.

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Table (by Gender)

Population by Race/Ethnicity at Philander Smith College
American Indian or Alaska Native101
Black or African American935315620
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
Two or More Races23518
Race/Ethnicity Unknown000
Total 1,000337663

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 890 students whose age under twenty five and 65 students whose age is over thirty years old at Philander Smith College.
Especially, 68 students are younger than eighteen.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Philander Smith College.

Student Age Distribution Table (by Gender)

Population by Student Age at Philander Smith College
Total1,000 337663
Under 1868 2543
18-19473 134339
20-21248 100148
22-24101 4259
25-2945 2817
30-3419 217
35-3917 116
40-4920 317
50-649 27
Total 1,000 337663

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At Philander Smith College, 852 students (85.20% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 19 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 18 students live in Arkansas where Philander Smith College is located in and 1 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes19
Enrolled Some in Online Classes833
Not Enrolled in Online Classes148
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)19
Arkansas Residents18
Other State in U.S.1
Outside of U.S.0

Online Enrollment Chart

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