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PVCC Demographics & Diversity

Charlottesville, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at PVCC are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Piedmont Virginia Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 15%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at Piedmont Virginia Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, PVCC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Piedmont Virginia Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Piedmont Virginia Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,348
Women 3,097

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

PVCC serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Piedmont Virginia Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,642 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,445
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.2%
Part time Undergrads 68.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233116 IPEDS survey data for Piedmont Virginia Community College.