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 NCCC are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 17% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northwestern Connecticut Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 83%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 94% more female students than male students enrolled at Northwestern Connecticut Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NCCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northwestern Connecticut Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Northwestern Connecticut Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 442
Women 857

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

NCCC 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 Northwestern Connecticut Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,156 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,299
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 37.9%
Part time Undergrads 61.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130040 IPEDS survey data for Northwestern Connecticut Community College.