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Southside Virginia Community College Demographics & Diversity

Alberta, Virginia

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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 Southside Virginia Community College are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southside Virginia Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 40%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 99% more female students than male students enrolled at Southside Virginia Community College with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southside Virginia Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Southside Virginia Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for Southside Virginia Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,045
Women 2,078

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Southside Virginia Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southside Virginia Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,348 per year

74% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,123
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 24.6%
Part time Undergrads 57%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233639 IPEDS survey data for Southside Virginia Community College.