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Independence Community College Demographics & Diversity

Independence, Kansas

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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 Independence Community College 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 Independence Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 65%
Black 20%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 6%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 9% more female students than male students enrolled at Independence Community College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Independence Community College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Independence Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Independence Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 382
Women 416

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Independence Community College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 57% of the student body residing outside of Kansas or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Independence Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 43%
Out of State 54%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,661 per year

70% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
798
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 12.3%
Part time Undergrads 12.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155201 IPEDS survey data for Independence Community College.