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Las Vegas, New Mexico

Luna Community College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Luna Community College are mostly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has low racial diversity. 78% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Luna 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 Luna Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 22%
Black 2%
Hispanic 70%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 26% more female students than male students enrolled at Luna Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Luna Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Luna Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Luna Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 483
Women 610

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Luna Community College serves a very low number of students outside of New Mexico, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Luna Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$35,880 per year

71% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,093
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 49.4%
Part time Undergrads 42.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=363633 IPEDS survey data for Luna Community College.