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Pennsylvania Highlands Demographics & Diversity

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Pennsylvania Highlands are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pennsylvania Highlands has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,059
Women 1,599

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Pennsylvania Highlands 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 Pennsylvania Highlands Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$41,967 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,658
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 14.7%
Part time Undergrads 32.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=414911 IPEDS survey data for Pennsylvania Highlands Community College.