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West Virginia Northern Community College Demographics & Diversity

Wheeling, West Virginia

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 West Virginia Northern Community College are almost exclusively White with a small Black population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 9% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of West Virginia Northern Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 91%
Black 4%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 96% more female students than male students enrolled at West Virginia Northern Community College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, West Virginia Northern Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for West Virginia Northern Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for West Virginia Northern Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 521
Women 1,020

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

West Virginia Northern Community College serves a very low number of students outside of West Virginia, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for West Virginia Northern Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,405 per year

71% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,541
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.4%
Part time Undergrads 43.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238014 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia Northern Community College.