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KCC Demographics & Diversity

Brooklyn, New York

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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 KCC are predominantly Black with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 71% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of CUNY Kingsborough Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 29%
Black 32%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 12%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 4%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Kingsborough Community College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, KCC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Kingsborough Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Kingsborough Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,138
Women 7,904

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

KCC serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for CUNY Kingsborough Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,996 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 23.3%
Part time Undergrads 25.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190619 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Kingsborough Community College.