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Copiah-Lincoln Community College Demographics & Diversity

Wesson, Mississippi

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Copiah-Lincoln Community College are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Copiah Lincoln Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Copiah Lincoln Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 45%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 65% more female students than male students enrolled at Copiah Lincoln Community College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Copiah-Lincoln Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Copiah Lincoln Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Copiah Lincoln Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,097
Women 1,810

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Copiah-Lincoln Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Mississippi, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Copiah Lincoln Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$36,781 per year

69% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,907
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 17.8%
Part time Undergrads 12%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175573 IPEDS survey data for Copiah Lincoln Community College.