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Mississippi Delta Community College Demographics & Diversity

Moorhead, Mississippi

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 Mississippi Delta Community College are primarily Black with a sizeable White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 72% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Mississippi Delta 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 Mississippi Delta Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 28%
Black 68%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 69% more female students than male students enrolled at Mississippi Delta Community College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Mississippi Delta Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Mississippi Delta Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Mississippi Delta Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 883
Women 1,490

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Mississippi Delta Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Mississippi, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mississippi Delta Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$34,157 per year

84% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,373
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 17.1%
Part time Undergrads 12.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176008 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi Delta Community College.