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Rockland Community College Demographics & Diversity

Suffern, 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 Rockland 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 Rockland Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 39%
Black 19%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 11%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at Rockland Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Rockland Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Rockland Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Rockland Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,508
Women 3,227

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Rockland Community College serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Rockland Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$83,623 per year

40% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,735
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26.4%
Part time Undergrads 34%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195058 IPEDS survey data for Rockland Community College.