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Northwest Community College Demographics & Diversity

Powell, Wyoming

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Northwest Community College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 16% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northwest College students
Race Percent of Students
White 84%
Black 1%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 30% more female students than male students enrolled at Northwest College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Northwest Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Northwest College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Northwest College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 618
Women 805

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Northwest Community College serves a low number of students outside of Wyoming, with 56 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northwest College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 56%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 17%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,881 per year

31% 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 23.1%
Part time Undergrads 35%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240657 IPEDS survey data for Northwest College.