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Truckee Meadows Community College Demographics & Diversity

Reno, Nevada

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Truckee Meadows Community College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Truckee Meadows Community College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Truckee Meadows Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 3%
Hispanic 28%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at Truckee Meadows Community College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Truckee Meadows Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Truckee Meadows Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Truckee Meadows Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,064
Women 5,797

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Truckee Meadows Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Nevada, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Truckee Meadows Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,429 per year

40% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,861
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.9%
Part time Undergrads 68.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=182500 IPEDS survey data for Truckee Meadows Community College.