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BMCC Demographics & Diversity

Brimley, Michigan

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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 BMCC are mainly American Indian/Alaskan with a significant White population. The school has high racial diversity. 56% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Bay Mills Community College is designated as a Tribal College or University (TCU) - a college which fosters American Indian culture, languages, and traditions. The college is highly inclusive of Native American students.

Racial demographics of Bay Mills Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 44%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 53%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 333% more female students than male students enrolled at Bay Mills Community College with a gender ratio of 81% women to 19% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BMCC has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Bay Mills Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 19%
Women 81%
Enrollment by gender for Bay Mills Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 101
Women 437

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

BMCC serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 83 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bay Mills Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 83%
Out of State 18%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,067 per year

74% 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 57.3%
Part time Undergrads 52.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=380359 IPEDS survey data for Bay Mills Community College.