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 NPC are predominantly White with a significant American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has very high racial diversity. 57% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Northland Pioneer College is a Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI). It is not controlled by a Native American tribe but it serves a percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Racial demographics of Northland Pioneer College students
Race Percent of Students
White 43%
Black 1%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 39%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 52% more female students than male students enrolled at Northland Pioneer College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NPC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northland Pioneer College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Northland Pioneer College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,262
Women 1,920

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

NPC serves a very low number of students outside of Arizona, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northland Pioneer College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,948 per year

31% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,182
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.7%
Part time Undergrads 72.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105349 IPEDS survey data for Northland Pioneer College.