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Seattle South Demographics & Diversity

Seattle, Washington

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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 South are predominantly White with a smaller Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 66% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). 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 South Campus students
Race Percent of Students
White 34%
Black 14%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 14%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 7%
International 10%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 105% more male students than female students enrolled at Seattle Community College South Campus with a gender ratio of 67% men to 33% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Seattle South has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Seattle Community College South Campus students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 67%
Women 33%
Enrollment by gender for Seattle Community College South Campus students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,579
Women 1,745

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Seattle South 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 Seattle Community College South Campus students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,438 per year

40% 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 57.5%
Part time Undergrads 40.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236504 IPEDS survey data for Seattle Community College South Campus.