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Northwest Florida State College Demographics & Diversity

Niceville, Florida

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Northwest Florida State College are primarily White with a small Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northwest Florida State College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 8%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 75% more female students than male students enrolled at Northwest Florida State College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Northwest Florida State College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northwest Florida State College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Northwest Florida State College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,820
Women 3,184

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Northwest Florida State College serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 65 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northwest Florida State College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 65%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 32%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,201 per year

46% 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 39.5%
Part time Undergrads 53.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=136233 IPEDS survey data for Northwest Florida State College.