Sierra Nevada College Demographics & Diversity

Incline Village, Nevada

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 Sierra Nevada College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Sierra Nevada College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 3%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 59% more female students than male students enrolled at Sierra Nevada College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Sierra Nevada College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Sierra Nevada College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Sierra Nevada College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 343
Women 546

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Sierra Nevada College serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 78% of the student body residing outside of Nevada or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sierra Nevada College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 22%
Out of State 77%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,252 per year

29% 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 17.8%
Part time Undergrads 4.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182458 IPEDS survey data for Sierra Nevada College.

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