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Wallace Community College Demographics & Diversity

Selma, Alabama

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Wallace Community College are mostly Black with a smaller White population. The school has low racial diversity. 81% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

George C Wallace State Community College Selma 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 George C Wallace State Community College Selma students
Race Percent of Students
White 19%
Black 76%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 60% more female students than male students enrolled at George C Wallace State Community College Selma with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wallace Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for George C Wallace State Community College Selma students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for George C Wallace State Community College Selma students
Gender Number of Students
Men 567
Women 908

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Wallace Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for George C Wallace State Community College Selma students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$35,579 per year

87% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,475
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 27.5%
Part time Undergrads 36.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101301 IPEDS survey data for George C Wallace State Community College Selma.