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BMCC Demographics & Diversity

Pendleton, Oregon

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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 BMCC are mainly White with a significant Hispanic 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 Blue Mountain Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 1%
Hispanic 31%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 43% more female students than male students enrolled at Blue Mountain Community College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BMCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Blue Mountain Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Blue Mountain Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 531
Women 761

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

BMCC serves a low number of students outside of Oregon, with 73 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Blue Mountain Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 73%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,011 per year

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

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,292
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38%
Part time Undergrads 40%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=208275 IPEDS survey data for Blue Mountain Community College.