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Trinidad State Junior College Demographics & Diversity

Trinidad, Colorado

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Trinidad State Junior College are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 54% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Trinidad State Junior College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Trinidad State Junior College students
Race Percent of Students
White 46%
Black 4%
Hispanic 38%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Trinidad State Junior College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Trinidad State Junior College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Trinidad State Junior College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Trinidad State Junior College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 625
Women 917

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Trinidad State Junior College serves a very low number of students outside of Colorado, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Trinidad State Junior College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,852 per year

52% 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 28.6%
Part time Undergrads 33.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128258 IPEDS survey data for Trinidad State Junior College.