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Edgecombe Community College Demographics & Diversity

Tarboro, North Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Edgecombe Community College are primarily Black with a sizeable White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 72% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Edgecombe Community College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Edgecombe Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 28%
Black 65%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 230% more female students than male students enrolled at Edgecombe Community College with a gender ratio of 77% women to 23% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Edgecombe Community College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Edgecombe Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 23%
Women 77%
Enrollment by gender for Edgecombe Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 468
Women 1,544

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Edgecombe 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 Edgecombe Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$44,364 per year

85% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,012
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 58.4%
Part time Undergrads 54.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=198491 IPEDS survey data for Edgecombe Community College.