Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at TMCC are almost exclusively American Indian/Alaskan with a small White population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 97% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Turtle Mountain Community College is designated as a Tribal College or University (TCU) - a college which fosters American Indian culture, languages, and traditions. The college is highly inclusive of Native American students.

Racial demographics of Turtle Mountain Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 3%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 96%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 36% more female students than male students enrolled at Turtle Mountain Community College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, TMCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Turtle Mountain Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Turtle Mountain Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 243
Women 330

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

TMCC serves a very low number of students outside of North Dakota, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$34,450 per year

78% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
573
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38%
Part time Undergrads 7.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200527 IPEDS survey data for Turtle Mountain Community College.