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Southwest Texas Junior College Demographics & Diversity

Uvalde, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Southwest Texas Junior College are mostly Hispanic with a small White population. The school has very low racial diversity. 91% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Southwest Texas Junior 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 Southwest Texas Junior College students
Race Percent of Students
White 9%
Black 1%
Hispanic 86%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 50% more female students than male students enrolled at Southwest Texas Junior College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southwest Texas Junior College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Southwest Texas Junior College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Southwest Texas Junior College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,589
Women 3,891

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Southwest Texas Junior College serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southwest Texas Junior College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$33,388 per year

76% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,480
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.9%
Part time Undergrads 55.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228316 IPEDS survey data for Southwest Texas Junior College.