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BCC Demographics & Diversity

Bronx, New York

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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 people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 45% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Bronx Community College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Bronx Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Bronx Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,420
Women 4,950

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

83% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,370
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.