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Northwest Iowa Community College Demographics & Diversity

Sheldon, Iowa

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Northwest Iowa Community College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northwest Iowa Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 1%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 36% more female students than male students enrolled at Northwest Iowa Community College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Northwest Iowa Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northwest Iowa Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Northwest Iowa Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 739
Women 1,008

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Northwest Iowa Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Iowa, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northwest Iowa Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,188 per year

34% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,747
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.1%
Part time Undergrads 27.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154129 IPEDS survey data for Northwest Iowa Community College.