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JSCC Demographics & Diversity

Birmingham, 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 JSCC are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Jefferson State Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 22%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 58% more female students than male students enrolled at Jefferson State Community College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, JSCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Jefferson State Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Jefferson State Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,518
Women 5,560

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

JSCC serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Jefferson State Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,833 per year

48% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
9,078
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 31.2%
Part time Undergrads 61.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=101505 IPEDS survey data for Jefferson State Community College.