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 GRCC are predominantly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 51% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Green River Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 49%
Black 4%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 10%
International 11%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 3% more male students than female students enrolled at Green River Community College with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, GRCC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Green River Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Green River Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,301
Women 4,170

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

GRCC serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Green River Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,294 per year

32% 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 27.5%
Part time Undergrads 35.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=235343 IPEDS survey data for Green River Community College.