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SKC Demographics & Diversity

Pablo, Montana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at SKC are mostly American Indian/Alaskan with a sizeable White population. The school has low racial diversity. 79% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Salish Kootenai 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 Salish Kootenai College students
Race Percent of Students
White 21%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 77%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 150% more female students than male students enrolled at Salish Kootenai College with a gender ratio of 71% women to 29% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SKC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Salish Kootenai College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 29%
Women 71%
Enrollment by gender for Salish Kootenai College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 177
Women 442

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SKC serves a very low number of students outside of Montana, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Salish Kootenai College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$38,152 per year

56% 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 60.7%
Part time Undergrads 12.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180647 IPEDS survey data for Salish Kootenai College.