HCC Demographics & Diversity
Racial DiversityVery High
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at HCC are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 65% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
Hillsborough 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.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 33% more female students than male students enrolled at Hillsborough Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, HCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Geographic DiversityVery Low
HCC serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$56,827 per year
57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||36.3%|
|Part time Undergrads||55.2%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134495 IPEDS survey data for Hillsborough Community College.