Northampton Community College Demographics & Diversity

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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 Northampton Community College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northampton County Area Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 13%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 57% more female students than male students enrolled at Northampton County Area Community College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Northampton Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northampton County Area Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Northampton County Area Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,798
Women 5,971

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Northampton Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northampton County Area Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,122 per year

55% 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 32.2%
Part time Undergrads 53.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214379 IPEDS survey data for Northampton County Area Community College.

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