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Virginia Western Community College Demographics & Diversity

Roanoke, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Virginia Western Community College are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Virginia Western Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 14%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Virginia Western Community College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Virginia Western Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Virginia Western Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Virginia Western Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,321
Women 3,417

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Virginia Western 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 Virginia Western Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,808 per year

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

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,738
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26.9%
Part time Undergrads 55.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233949 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Western Community College.