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Washington County Community College Demographics & Diversity

Calais, Maine

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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 Washington County Community College are primarily White with a small Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Washington County Community College is a Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI). It is not controlled by a Native American tribe but it serves a percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Racial demographics of Washington County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 1%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 5%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 21%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 69% more female students than male students enrolled at Washington County Community College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Washington County Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Washington County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Washington County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 188
Women 317

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Washington County Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Maine, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Washington County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,730 per year

68% 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 42.3%
Part time Undergrads 23.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161581 IPEDS survey data for Washington County Community College.