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Rich Mountain Community College Demographics & Diversity

Mena, Arkansas

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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 Rich Mountain Community College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 14% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Rich Mountain Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 86%
Black 0%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 84% more female students than male students enrolled at Rich Mountain Community College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Rich Mountain Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Rich Mountain Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Rich Mountain Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 253
Women 465

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Rich Mountain Community College 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 Rich Mountain Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$35,544 per year

68% 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 38.1%
Part time Undergrads 33.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=107743 IPEDS survey data for Rich Mountain Community College.