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Delgado Community College Demographics & Diversity

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Delgado Community College are predominantly Black with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 67% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Delgado Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Delgado Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 33%
Black 47%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 129% more female students than male students enrolled at Delgado Community College with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Delgado Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Delgado Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for Delgado Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,691
Women 8,448

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Delgado Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Delgado Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,905 per year

78% 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 49.5%
Part time Undergrads 57.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=158662 IPEDS survey data for Delgado Community College.