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BHCC Demographics & Diversity

Boston, Massachusetts

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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 BHCC are predominantly Black with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 77% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Bunker Hill Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 23%
Black 27%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 6%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 49% more female students than male students enrolled at Bunker Hill Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BHCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bunker Hill Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Bunker Hill Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,389
Women 5,050

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

BHCC serves a very low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bunker Hill Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,542 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 39.2%
Part time Undergrads 66.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=165112 IPEDS survey data for Bunker Hill Community College.