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STCC Demographics & Diversity

Springfield, 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 STCC are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Springfield Technical Community College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Springfield Technical Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 16%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 52% more female students than male students enrolled at Springfield Technical Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, STCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Springfield Technical Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Springfield Technical Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,568
Women 2,377

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

STCC 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 Springfield Technical Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,724 per year

61% 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 41.2%
Part time Undergrads 52.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167905 IPEDS survey data for Springfield Technical Community College.