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Norwalk Community College Demographics & Diversity

Norwalk, 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 Norwalk Community College are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 70% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Norwalk 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 Norwalk Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 30%
Black 20%
Hispanic 37%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 31% more female students than male students enrolled at Norwalk Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Norwalk Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Norwalk Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Norwalk Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,346
Women 3,067

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,243 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,413
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.5%
Part time Undergrads 58.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130004 IPEDS survey data for Norwalk Community College.