Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at JSCC are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Jackson State Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 19%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 87% more female students than male students enrolled at Jackson State Community College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, JSCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Jackson State Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Jackson State Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,694
Women 3,168

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

JSCC serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$44,897 per year

67% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,862
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 18.8%
Part time Undergrads 35.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220400 IPEDS survey data for Jackson State Community College.