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Gogebic Community College Demographics & Diversity

Ironwood, Michigan

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Gogebic Community College are mostly White with a small American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has very low racial diversity. 11% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Gogebic Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 89%
Black 2%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 85% more female students than male students enrolled at Gogebic Community College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Gogebic Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Gogebic Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Gogebic Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 301
Women 556

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Gogebic Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Gogebic Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,537 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 20.9%
Part time Undergrads 30.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=169992 IPEDS survey data for Gogebic Community College.