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Nassau Community College Demographics & Diversity

Garden City, 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 Nassau Community College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 61% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Nassau Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 39%
Black 23%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more female students than male students enrolled at Nassau Community College with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Nassau Community College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Nassau Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Nassau Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 8,501
Women 8,905

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Nassau Community College 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 Nassau Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$85,334 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
17,406
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 24.6%
Part time Undergrads 36.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=193478 IPEDS survey data for Nassau Community College.