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 Black Hawk College are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Black Hawk College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 9%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 55% more female students than male students enrolled at Black Hawk College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Black Hawk College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Black Hawk College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Black Hawk College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,700
Women 2,633

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Black Hawk College serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Black Hawk College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,606 per year

37% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,333
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.5%
Part time Undergrads 48.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143279 IPEDS survey data for Black Hawk College.