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 Seattle Central are predominantly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 65% 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 Seattle Community College Central Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 35%
Black 10%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 11%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 20%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at Seattle Community College Central Campus with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Seattle Central has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Seattle Community College Central Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Seattle Community College Central Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,926
Women 3,876

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Seattle Central serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Seattle Community College Central Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,043 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,802
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 44.5%
Part time Undergrads 34.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236513 IPEDS survey data for Seattle Community College Central Campus.