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CVCC Demographics & Diversity

Phenix City, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CVCC are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 53% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Chattahoochee Valley Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Chattahoochee Valley Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 47%
Black 44%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 89% more female students than male students enrolled at Chattahoochee Valley Community College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CVCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Chattahoochee Valley Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Chattahoochee Valley Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 471
Women 889

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CVCC serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Chattahoochee Valley Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 22%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,908 per year

72% 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%
Part time Undergrads 39.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101028 IPEDS survey data for Chattahoochee Valley Community College.