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Minnesota West Community and Technical College Demographics & Diversity

Granite Falls, Minnesota

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Minnesota West Community and Technical College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Minnesota West Community and Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 7%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at Minnesota West Community and Technical College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Minnesota West Community and Technical College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Minnesota West Community and Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Minnesota West Community and Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,519
Women 1,734

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Minnesota West Community and Technical College serves a very low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Minnesota West Community and Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,873 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,253
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.7%
Part time Undergrads 43.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173638 IPEDS survey data for Minnesota West Community and Technical College.