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New Mexico Junior College Demographics & Diversity

Hobbs, New Mexico

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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 New Mexico Junior College are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 66% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of New Mexico Junior College students
Race Percent of Students
White 34%
Black 8%
Hispanic 50%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

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

Male to female gender ratio for New Mexico Junior College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for New Mexico Junior College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 758
Women 1,489

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

New Mexico Junior College serves a very low number of students outside of New Mexico, with 79 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for New Mexico Junior College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 79%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,941 per year

70% 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 36.7%
Part time Undergrads 51.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=187903 IPEDS survey data for New Mexico Junior College.