Sussex County Community College Demographics & Diversity

Newton, New Jersey

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Sussex County Community College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 17% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Sussex County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 83%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 1% more male students than female students enrolled at Sussex County Community College with a gender ratio of 50% men to 50% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Sussex 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 Sussex County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 50%
Women 50%
Enrollment by gender for Sussex County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,157
Women 1,143

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Sussex County Community College serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sussex County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 9%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$81,847 per year

39% 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 20.9%
Part time Undergrads 41.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=247603 IPEDS survey data for Sussex County Community College.