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 NCA are mostly White with a small American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has low racial diversity. 20% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northwest College of Art students
Race Percent of Students
White 80%
Black 4%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 6%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 3%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 127% more female students than male students enrolled at Northwest College of Art with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, NCA has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Northwest College of Art students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for Northwest College of Art students
Gender Number of Students
Men 26
Women 59

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

NCA serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northwest College of Art students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 12%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,291 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
85
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 6%
Part time Undergrads 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=377546 IPEDS survey data for Northwest College of Art.