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BCC Demographics & Diversity

Fall River, Massachusetts

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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 BCC are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Bristol Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 8%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 96% more female students than male students enrolled at Bristol Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bristol Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Bristol Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,966
Women 3,856

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

BCC serves a very low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bristol Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,587 per year

54% 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%
Part time Undergrads 48.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165033 IPEDS survey data for Bristol Community College.

Last updated February 24, 2024