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Wadley, Alabama

Southern Union State Community College Demographics & Diversity

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 Southern Union State Community College are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Southern Union State Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 25%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at Southern Union State Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southern Union State Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Southern Union State Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Southern Union State Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,980
Women 2,551

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Southern Union State Community College 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 Southern Union State Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,536 per year

56% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,531
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 23.3%
Part time Undergrads 39.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=251260 IPEDS survey data for Southern Union State Community College.