Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at BCC are primarily Hispanic with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

CUNY Bronx 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 CUNY Bronx Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 27%
Hispanic 64%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 27% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Bronx Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BCC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Bronx Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Bronx Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,641
Women 5,878

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

BCC serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for CUNY Bronx Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$38,192 per year

84% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,519
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 33.6%
Part time Undergrads 33.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190530 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Bronx Community College.