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Fort Peck Community College Demographics & Diversity

Poplar, Montana

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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 Fort Peck Community College are mostly American Indian/Alaskan with a smaller White population. The school has very low racial diversity. 87% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Fort Peck Community College is designated as a Tribal College or University (TCU) - a college which fosters American Indian culture, languages, and traditions. The college is highly inclusive of Native American students.

Racial demographics of Fort Peck Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 13%
Black 0%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 85%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 101% more female students than male students enrolled at Fort Peck Community College with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fort Peck Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Fort Peck Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Fort Peck Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 109
Women 219

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Fort Peck Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Montana, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Fort Peck Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 9%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$33,307 per year

51% 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 56.7%
Part time Undergrads 26.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180212 IPEDS survey data for Fort Peck Community College.