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Galveston College Demographics & Diversity

Galveston, 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 Galveston College are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Galveston 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 Galveston College students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 14%
Hispanic 37%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 61% more female students than male students enrolled at Galveston College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Galveston College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Galveston College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Galveston College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 930
Women 1,499

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Galveston College serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Galveston College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,024 per year

43% 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 36.8%
Part time Undergrads 71.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=224961 IPEDS survey data for Galveston College.