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Big Sandy Community and Technical College Demographics & Diversity

Prestonsburg, Kentucky

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Big Sandy Community and Technical College are almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 4% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Big Sandy Community and Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 96%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

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

Male to female gender ratio for Big Sandy Community and Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Big Sandy Community and Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,097
Women 2,278

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Big Sandy Community and Technical College serves a very low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Big Sandy Community and Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$31,155 per year

82% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,375
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 31.8%
Part time Undergrads 26.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157553 IPEDS survey data for Big Sandy Community and Technical College.