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Trident Technical College Demographics & Diversity

Charleston, South Carolina

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 Trident Technical College are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Trident Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 31%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 53% more female students than male students enrolled at Trident Technical College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Trident Technical College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Trident Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Trident Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,794
Women 7,354

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Trident Technical College serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Trident Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,538 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
12,148
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 47%
Part time Undergrads 48.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218894 IPEDS survey data for Trident Technical College.