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EMCC Demographics & Diversity

Scooba, Mississippi

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at EMCC are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

East Mississippi 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 East Mississippi Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 44%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 33% more female students than male students enrolled at East Mississippi Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, EMCC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for East Mississippi Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for East Mississippi Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,720
Women 2,280

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

EMCC 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 East Mississippi Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,271 per year

63% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,000
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 18.7%
Part time Undergrads 30.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175652 IPEDS survey data for East Mississippi Community College.


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