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East Arkansas Community College Demographics & Diversity

Forrest City, Arkansas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at East Arkansas Community College are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of East Arkansas Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 39%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at East Arkansas Community College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, East Arkansas Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for East Arkansas Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for East Arkansas Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 409
Women 742

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

East Arkansas Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for East Arkansas Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$36,763 per year

77% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,151
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 42.4%
Part time Undergrads 33.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106883 IPEDS survey data for East Arkansas Community College.