Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

A-B Tech Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to learn how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the A-B Tech diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

A-B Tech Student Population

7,003 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College?

A-B Tech total enrollment is approximately 7,003 students.

A-B Tech Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time A-B Tech undergraduate population is made up of 58% women, and 42% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

A-B Tech Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,564
Hispanic 230
Black or African American 81
Multi-Ethnic 61
Unknown 53
Asian 21
International 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

A-B Tech achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,080 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2080 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  40.82 out of 100
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The overall diversity score is created by adding up the results of the racial-ethnic, geographic, age and male/female diversity rankings.

How Does A-B Tech Diversity Compare to National Averages?


A-B Tech is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

A-B Tech is ranked 2,616 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2616 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  30.98 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

A-B Tech Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,330
Hispanic 740
Black or African American 363
Multi-Ethnic 219
Unknown 189
Asian 109
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 15
International 10

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

A-B Tech ranks 1,288 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1288 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  66.03 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 4,157 female students and 2,846 male students at A-B Tech.

International Students at A-B Tech

Students from 13 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Brazil, Switzerland, and Vietnam.

Learn more about international students at A-B Tech.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
30.94% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  90.15 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At A-B Tech, 30.94% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,284
25-29 987
20-21 963
35 and over 959
22-24 842
30-34 605
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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