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 RCC are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Rappahannock Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 22%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 88% more female students than male students enrolled at Rappahannock Community College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, RCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Rappahannock Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Rappahannock Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,072
Women 2,010

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

RCC serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Rappahannock Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,421 per year

55% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,082
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 21.1%
Part time Undergrads 66.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233310 IPEDS survey data for Rappahannock Community College.