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NJC Demographics & Diversity

Sterling, Colorado

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at NJC are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northeastern Junior College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 6%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 30% more female students than male students enrolled at Northeastern Junior College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NJC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Northeastern Junior College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Northeastern Junior College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 649
Women 843

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

Enrollment by geographic location for Northeastern Junior College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,339 per year

51% 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 17.4%
Part time Undergrads 19.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127732 IPEDS survey data for Northeastern Junior College.