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WCCD Demographics & Diversity

Dothan, Alabama

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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 WCCD are primarily White with a significant Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of George C Wallace State Community College Dothan students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 31%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 107% more female students than male students enrolled at George C Wallace State Community College Dothan with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WCCD has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for George C Wallace State Community College Dothan students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for George C Wallace State Community College Dothan students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,199
Women 2,482

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

WCCD serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for George C Wallace State Community College Dothan students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,000 per year

62% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,681
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 34.2%
Part time Undergrads 48.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101286 IPEDS survey data for George C Wallace State Community College Dothan.