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Bishop State Community College Demographics & Diversity

Mobile, Alabama

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

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 students of color. 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%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 40% more female students than male students enrolled at Bishop State Community College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% 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 slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bishop State Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Bishop State Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,193
Women 1,667

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Bishop State Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bishop State Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,748 per year

79% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,860
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.