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Blue Ridge Community College Demographics & Diversity

Flat Rock, North Carolina

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Blue Ridge Community College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Blue Ridge Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at Blue Ridge Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Blue Ridge Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Blue Ridge Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Blue Ridge Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 944
Women 1,242

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Blue Ridge Community College serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,838 per year

54% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,186
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.4%
Part time Undergrads 60.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198039 IPEDS survey data for Blue Ridge Community College.