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DSC Demographics & Diversity

Dalton, Georgia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at DSC are primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Dalton State College students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 4%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 3%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 63% more female students than male students enrolled at Dalton State College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, DSC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Dalton State College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Dalton State College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,721
Women 2,804

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

Enrollment by geographic location for Dalton State College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,781 per year

61% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,525
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.9%
Part time Undergrads 33.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=139463 IPEDS survey data for Dalton State College.