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BC- Bellevue College Demographics & Diversity

Bellevue, Washington

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 BC- Bellevue College are predominantly White with a smaller Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 54% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Bellevue College students
Race Percent of Students
White 46%
Black 6%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 16%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 5%
International 6%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 27% more female students than male students enrolled at Bellevue College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, BC- Bellevue College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Bellevue College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Bellevue College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,837
Women 7,389

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

BC- Bellevue College serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Bellevue College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,517 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
13,226
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 31.1%
Part time Undergrads 48.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234669 IPEDS survey data for Bellevue College.