Highland Community College Demographics & Diversity

Highland, Kansas

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Highland Community College are primarily White with a smaller Black 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 Highland Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 13%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 27% more female students than male students enrolled at Highland Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Highland Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Highland Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Highland Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,367
Women 1,742

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Highland Community College serves a low number of students outside of Kansas, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Highland Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 26%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,846 per year

62% 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 31.7%
Part time Undergrads 39.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155186 IPEDS survey data for Highland Community College.