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PCCC Demographics & Diversity

Paterson, New Jersey

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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 PCCC are mainly Hispanic with a smaller White population. The school has high racial diversity. 83% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Passaic County 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 Passaic County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 17%
Black 16%
Hispanic 54%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 78% more female students than male students enrolled at Passaic County Community College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, PCCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Passaic County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Passaic County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,997
Women 3,552

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

PCCC serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Passaic County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,020 per year

72% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,549
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 36.4%
Part time Undergrads 56.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186034 IPEDS survey data for Passaic County Community College.