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Delaware County Community College Demographics & Diversity

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Delaware County Community College are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Delaware County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 29%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 64% more female students than male students enrolled at Delaware County Community College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Delaware County Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Delaware County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Delaware County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,026
Women 4,966

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Delaware County Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Delaware County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,455 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.5%
Part time Undergrads 66.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211927 IPEDS survey data for Delaware County Community College.