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WCC Demographics & Diversity

Wytheville, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at WCC are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 12% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wytheville Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 88%
Black 6%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 65% more female students than male students enrolled at Wytheville Community College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wytheville Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Wytheville Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 799
Women 1,317

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

WCC serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wytheville Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,096 per year

59% 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 27.9%
Part time Undergrads 48.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234377 IPEDS survey data for Wytheville Community College.