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Northeast Mississippi Community College Demographics & Diversity

Booneville, Mississippi

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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 Northeast Mississippi Community College are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northeast Mississippi Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 19%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 63% more female students than male students enrolled at Northeast Mississippi Community College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Northeast Mississippi Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northeast Mississippi Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Northeast Mississippi Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,233
Women 2,010

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Northeast Mississippi 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 Northeast Mississippi Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,644 per year

70% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,243
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.2%
Part time Undergrads 9.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176169 IPEDS survey data for Northeast Mississippi Community College.