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COM Demographics & Diversity

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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 COM are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

College of the Mainland 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 College of the Mainland students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 17%
Hispanic 27%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

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

Male to female gender ratio for College of the Mainland students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for College of the Mainland students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,929
Women 2,744

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

COM serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for College of the Mainland students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,565 per year

37% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,673
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.2%
Part time Undergrads 78.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=226408 IPEDS survey data for College of the Mainland.