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New River Community College Demographics & Diversity

Dublin, Virginia

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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 New River Community College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 17% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of New River Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 83%
Black 6%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more female students than male students enrolled at New River Community College with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, New River Community College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for New River Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for New River Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,906
Women 1,997

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

New River Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for New River Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,306 per year

47% 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 24%
Part time Undergrads 43.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232867 IPEDS survey data for New River Community College.