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SWIC Demographics & Diversity

Belleville, Illinois

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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 SWIC are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 35% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southwestern Illinois College students
Race Percent of Students
White 65%
Black 21%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 24% more female students than male students enrolled at Southwestern Illinois College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SWIC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Southwestern Illinois College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Southwestern Illinois College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,943
Women 4,898

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,892 per year

42% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,841
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 41%
Part time Undergrads 53.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=143215 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern Illinois College.