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Oakland Community College Demographics & Diversity

Bloomfield Hills, 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 Oakland Community College are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Oakland Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 22%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 25% more female students than male students enrolled at Oakland Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Oakland Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Oakland Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Oakland Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,453
Women 8,058

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Oakland 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 Oakland Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,734 per year

31% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
14,511
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 36.4%
Part time Undergrads 70.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171535 IPEDS survey data for Oakland Community College.