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MassBay Community College Demographics & Diversity

Wellesley Hills, 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 MassBay Community College are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 49% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Massachusetts Bay Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 51%
Black 17%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 31% more female students than male students enrolled at Massachusetts Bay Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MassBay Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Massachusetts Bay Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Massachusetts Bay Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,516
Women 1,981

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

MassBay Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Massachusetts Bay Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$81,183 per year

39% 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 59.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166647 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts Bay Community College.