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Big Bend Community College Demographics & Diversity

Moses Lake, Washington

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 Big Bend Community College are mainly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Big Bend Community College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Big Bend Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 1%
Hispanic 35%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more female students than male students enrolled at Big Bend Community College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Big Bend Community College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Big Bend Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Big Bend Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 968
Women 1,076

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Big Bend Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Big Bend Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,854 per year

52% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,044
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28.2%
Part time Undergrads 22.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=234711 IPEDS survey data for Big Bend Community College.