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WCC Demographics & Diversity

Kaneohe, Hawaii

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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 WCC are predominantly Multiracial with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 86% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Windward Community College has been designated as an Alaskan Native- or Native Hawaiian-Serving Institution (ANNHI) and is eligible for federal grants enabling institutions to improve and expand their capacity to serve Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians.

Racial demographics of Windward Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 14%
Black 1%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 12%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 8%
Two or more races 45%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 81% more female students than male students enrolled at Windward Community College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Windward Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Windward Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 848
Women 1,536

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

WCC serves a very low number of students outside of Hawaii, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Windward Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$83,639 per year

42% 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 36%
Part time Undergrads 51.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=141990 IPEDS survey data for Windward Community College.