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San Jacinto College Demographics & Diversity

Pasadena, Texas

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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 San Jacinto College are mainly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has high racial diversity. 73% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

San Jacinto 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 San Jacinto Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 27%
Black 10%
Hispanic 53%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 59% more female students than male students enrolled at San Jacinto Community College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, San Jacinto College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for San Jacinto Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for San Jacinto Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 12,003
Women 19,107

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

San Jacinto College serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for San Jacinto Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,495 per year

46% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
31,110
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 27.1%
Part time Undergrads 74.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227979 IPEDS survey data for San Jacinto Community College.