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SCC Demographics & Diversity

Pinehurst, North Carolina

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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 SCC are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Sandhills Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 20%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 68% more female students than male students enrolled at Sandhills Community College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Sandhills Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Sandhills Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,501
Women 2,517

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SCC serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sandhills Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,801 per year

48% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,018
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.4%
Part time Undergrads 50.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199634 IPEDS survey data for Sandhills Community College.