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PGCC Demographics & Diversity

Largo, Maryland

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at PGCC are mostly Black with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 95% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Prince George's 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 Prince George's Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 5%
Black 72%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 95% more female students than male students enrolled at Prince George's Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, PGCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Prince George's Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Prince George's Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,855
Women 7,502

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

PGCC serves a very low number of students outside of Maryland, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,067 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
11,357
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 43.3%
Part time Undergrads 72.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163657 IPEDS survey data for Prince George's Community College.