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Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Demographics & Diversity

Mount Gay, West Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College are almost exclusively White with a small Black population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 7% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 93%
Black 1%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 115% more female students than male students enrolled at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 468
Women 1,006

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College serves a very low number of students outside of West Virginia, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$34,209 per year

74% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,474
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.5%
Part time Undergrads 27.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237817 IPEDS survey data for Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.