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TNCC Demographics & Diversity

Hampton, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at TNCC are predominantly White with a significant Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 53% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Thomas Nelson Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 47%
Black 36%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 45% more female students than male students enrolled at Thomas Nelson Community College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, TNCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Thomas Nelson Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Thomas Nelson Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,133
Women 4,552

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

TNCC serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Thomas Nelson Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,140 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 41.7%
Part time Undergrads 63.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233754 IPEDS survey data for Thomas Nelson Community College.