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WCC Demographics & Diversity

Wilson, North Carolina

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at WCC are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 54% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wilson Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 46%
Black 36%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 4%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 133% more female students than male students enrolled at Wilson Community College with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wilson Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for Wilson Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 560
Women 1,302

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$44,282 per year

72% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,862
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.3%
Part time Undergrads 51.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199953 IPEDS survey data for Wilson Community College.