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Selden, New York

Suffolk County Community College Demographics & Diversity

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 Suffolk County Community College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Suffolk County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 9%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 15% more female students than male students enrolled at Suffolk County Community College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Suffolk County Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of Suffolk County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Suffolk County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 12,152
Women 13,926

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Suffolk County 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 Suffolk County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$86,319 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
26,078
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21%
Part time Undergrads 32.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=366395 IPEDS survey data for Suffolk County Community College.