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Capital Community College Demographics & Diversity

Hartford, Connecticut

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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 Capital Community College are predominantly Black with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 82% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Capital Community 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 Capital Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 18%
Black 37%
Hispanic 28%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 194% more female students than male students enrolled at Capital Community College with a gender ratio of 75% women to 25% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Capital Community College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Capital Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 25%
Women 75%
Enrollment by gender for Capital Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 628
Women 1,846

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Capital Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Capital Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,809 per year

82% 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 54.4%
Part time Undergrads 73.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129367 IPEDS survey data for Capital Community College.