Columbus Technical College Demographics & Diversity

Columbus, Georgia

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 Columbus Technical College are predominantly Black with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 58% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Columbus Technical College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Columbus Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 42%
Black 45%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 93% more female students than male students enrolled at Columbus Technical College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Columbus Technical College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Columbus Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Columbus Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,127
Women 2,174

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Columbus Technical College serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Columbus Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,355 per year

71% 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 37.5%
Part time Undergrads 65.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139357 IPEDS survey data for Columbus Technical College.

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