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Mercer County Community College Demographics & Diversity

West Windsor, New Jersey

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Mercer County Community College are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 62% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Mercer County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 38%
Black 23%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 7%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more female students than male students enrolled at Mercer County Community College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Mercer County Community College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Mercer County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Mercer County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,641
Women 4,045

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Mercer County Community College serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mercer County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,867 per year

43% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
7,686
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.3%
Part time Undergrads 57.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185509 IPEDS survey data for Mercer County Community College.