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DMC Demographics & Diversity

Corpus Christi, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at DMC are primarily Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 74% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Del Mar 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 Del Mar College students
Race Percent of Students
White 26%
Black 3%
Hispanic 65%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

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

Male to female gender ratio for Del Mar College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Del Mar College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,916
Women 6,951

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

DMC 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 Del Mar College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,967 per year

59% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
11,867
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 34.1%
Part time Undergrads 74.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=224350 IPEDS survey data for Del Mar College.