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MCC Demographics & Diversity

Waco, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at MCC 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.

McLennan 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 McLennan Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 14%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 113% more female students than male students enrolled at McLennan Community College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for McLennan Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for McLennan Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,341
Women 4,996

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

MCC serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for McLennan Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,408 per year

57% 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 31.1%
Part time Undergrads 50%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=226578 IPEDS survey data for McLennan Community College.