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JeffCo Demographics & Diversity

Hillsboro, Missouri

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at JeffCo are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 11% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Jefferson College students
Race Percent of Students
White 89%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 72% more female students than male students enrolled at Jefferson College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, JeffCo has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Jefferson College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Jefferson College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,375
Women 2,365

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

JeffCo serves a very low number of students outside of Missouri, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Jefferson College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,904 per year

46% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.9%
Part time Undergrads 50.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177676 IPEDS survey data for Jefferson College.