Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Northark are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 11% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of North Arkansas College students
Race Percent of Students
White 89%
Black 0%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at North Arkansas College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Northark has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for North Arkansas College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for North Arkansas College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 723
Women 1,089

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Northark serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for North Arkansas College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,024 per year

72% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.6%
Part time Undergrads 32.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107460 IPEDS survey data for North Arkansas College.