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Austin Community College District Demographics & Diversity

Austin, 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 Austin Community College District are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 57% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Austin Community College District 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 Austin Community College District students
Race Percent of Students
White 43%
Black 8%
Hispanic 33%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 42% more female students than male students enrolled at Austin Community College District with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Austin Community College District has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Austin Community College District students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Austin Community College District students
Gender Number of Students
Men 14,716
Women 20,893

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Austin Community College District serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Austin Community College District students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,212 per year

35% 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 36.6%
Part time Undergrads 73.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=222992 IPEDS survey data for Austin Community College District.