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Alvin Demographics & Diversity

Alvin, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Alvin are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Alvin Community College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Alvin Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 12%
Hispanic 32%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Alvin Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Alvin has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Alvin Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Alvin Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,322
Women 3,415

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,051 per year

35% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,737
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.3%
Part time Undergrads 76.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=222567 IPEDS survey data for Alvin Community College.