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 LCC are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lower Columbia College students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 120% more female students than male students enrolled at Lower Columbia College with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, LCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Lower Columbia College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for Lower Columbia College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 882
Women 1,937

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

LCC serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lower Columbia College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,501 per year

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

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,819
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 45.7%
Part time Undergrads 40.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=235750 IPEDS survey data for Lower Columbia College.