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Great Basin College Demographics & Diversity

Elko, Nevada

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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 Great Basin College are primarily White with a smaller 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 Great Basin College students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 2%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 93% more female students than male students enrolled at Great Basin College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Great Basin College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Great Basin College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Great Basin College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,177
Women 2,274

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Great Basin College serves a very low number of students outside of Nevada, with 79 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Great Basin College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 79%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,904 per year

45% 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 38.1%
Part time Undergrads 54.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182306 IPEDS survey data for Great Basin College.