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 CCRI are mainly White with a smaller 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 Community College of Rhode Island students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 9%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 40% more female students than male students enrolled at Community College of Rhode Island with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CCRI has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Community College of Rhode Island students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Community College of Rhode Island students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,047
Women 8,492

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CCRI serves a very low number of students outside of Rhode Island, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Community College of Rhode Island students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,295 per year

49% 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 37.5%
Part time Undergrads 69%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217475 IPEDS survey data for Community College of Rhode Island.