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WNCC Demographics & Diversity

Scottsbluff, Nebraska

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at WNCC are primarily White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Western Nebraska Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 3%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 0%
International 6%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 67% more female students than male students enrolled at Western Nebraska Community College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WNCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Western Nebraska Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Western Nebraska Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 608
Women 1,017

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

WNCC serves a very low number of students outside of Nebraska, with 72 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Western Nebraska Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 72%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,958 per year

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

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,625
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.1%
Part time Undergrads 37.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181817 IPEDS survey data for Western Nebraska Community College.