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MSCC Demographics & Diversity

West Memphis, 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 MSCC are mainly Black with a significant White population. The school has high racial diversity. 66% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Mid South Community College 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 Mid South Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 34%
Black 57%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

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

Male to female gender ratio for Mid South Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Mid South Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 466
Women 737

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

MSCC serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mid South Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,452 per year

74% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,203
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28.4%
Part time Undergrads 46.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107318 IPEDS survey data for Mid South Community College.