Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CNCC are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Colorado Northwestern Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 3%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 54% more female students than male students enrolled at Colorado Northwestern Community College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CNCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Colorado Northwestern Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Colorado Northwestern Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 455
Women 699

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

CNCC serves a low number of students outside of Colorado, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Colorado Northwestern Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 26%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,363 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,154
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 27.2%
Part time Undergrads 27.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126748 IPEDS survey data for Colorado Northwestern Community College.