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PSC Demographics & Diversity

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at PSC are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Polk State College students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 17%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 87% more female students than male students enrolled at Polk State College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, PSC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Polk State College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Polk State College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,686
Women 6,905

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

PSC serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Polk State College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,786 per year

57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,591
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.4%
Part time Undergrads 65.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=136516 IPEDS survey data for Polk State College.