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Grand Rapids Community College Demographics & Diversity

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Grand Rapids Community College are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Grand Rapids Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 9%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

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

Male to female gender ratio for Grand Rapids Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Grand Rapids Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,232
Women 6,875

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Grand Rapids Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Grand Rapids Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,852 per year

45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
12,107
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.2%
Part time Undergrads 67.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170055 IPEDS survey data for Grand Rapids Community College.