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Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College Demographics & Diversity

Mount Pleasant, 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 Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College are mostly American Indian/Alaskan with a smaller White population. The school has very low racial diversity. 87% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal 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 Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College students
Race Percent of Students
White 13%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 80%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 55% more female students than male students enrolled at Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 56
Women 87

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,110 per year

50% 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 58.6%
Part time Undergrads 44.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=441070 IPEDS survey data for Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College.

Last updated February 24, 2024