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Bishop State Community College Demographics & Diversity

Mobile, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Bishop State Community College are primarily Black with a sizeable White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 75% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Bishop State Community College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Bishop State Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 25%
Black 66%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 102% more female students than male students enrolled at Bishop State Community College with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Bishop State Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bishop State Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Bishop State Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 822
Women 1,657

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Bishop State Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bishop State Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,748 per year

74% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 36.6%
Part time Undergrads 40.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102030 IPEDS survey data for Bishop State Community College.