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Kennebec Valley Community College Demographics & Diversity

Fairfield, Maine

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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 Kennebec Valley Community College are almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 6% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Kennebec Valley Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 94%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 98% more female students than male students enrolled at Kennebec Valley Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Kennebec Valley Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Kennebec Valley Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Kennebec Valley Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 772
Women 1,525

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Kennebec Valley Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Maine, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Kennebec Valley Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,549 per year

55% 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 37.8%
Part time Undergrads 59.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161192 IPEDS survey data for Kennebec Valley Community College.