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Pellissippi State Community College Demographics & Diversity

Knoxville, Tennessee

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 Pellissippi State Community College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Pellissippi State Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 7%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 13% more female students than male students enrolled at Pellissippi State Community College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pellissippi State Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Pellissippi State Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Pellissippi State Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,119
Women 5,775

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Pellissippi State Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Pellissippi State Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,399 per year

48% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,894
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 24.8%
Part time Undergrads 37.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221643 IPEDS survey data for Pellissippi State Community College.