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SCC Demographics & Diversity

Carneys Point, New Jersey

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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 SCC are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Salem Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 18%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 20%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 96% more female students than male students enrolled at Salem Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Salem Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Salem Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 297
Women 582

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SCC serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Salem Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 11%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,539 per year

47% 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 36.8%
Part time Undergrads 43.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186469 IPEDS survey data for Salem Community College.