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Metropolitan Community College Area Demographics & Diversity

Omaha, Nebraska

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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 Metropolitan Community College Area are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Metropolitan Community College Area students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 14%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 4% more female students than male students enrolled at Metropolitan Community College Area with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Metropolitan Community College Area has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Metropolitan Community College Area students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Metropolitan Community College Area students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,129
Women 7,412

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Metropolitan Community College Area serves a very low number of students outside of Nebraska, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Metropolitan Community College Area students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,133 per year

32% 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 39.6%
Part time Undergrads 64.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181303 IPEDS survey data for Metropolitan Community College Area.