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SCCC Demographics & Diversity

Schenectady, New York

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at SCCC are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Schenectady County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 19%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 28% more female students than male students enrolled at Schenectady County Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SCCC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Schenectady County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Schenectady County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,296
Women 2,935

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SCCC serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Schenectady County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,480 per year

68% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,231
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 23%
Part time Undergrads 34.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195322 IPEDS survey data for Schenectady County Community College.


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