Black Hawk College

BHC Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of BHC students.

BHC Student Population

4,472 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Black Hawk College?

BHC total enrollment is approximately 4,472 students.

BHC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

BHC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,094
Hispanic 233
Black or African American 121
Multi-Ethnic 67
Asian 22
Unknown 16
International 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

BHC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,990 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1990 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  43.38 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does BHC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


BHC 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

34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

BHC is ranked 1,624 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1624 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  57.16 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at BHC is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

BHC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,860
Hispanic 693
Black or African American 499
Asian 176
Multi-Ethnic 162
Unknown 60
International 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

BHC ranks 1,929 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1929 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  49.12 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,726 female students and 1,746 male students at BHC.

International Students at BHC

Students from 21 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Equatorial Guinea, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Learn more about international students at BHC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
43.79% 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  88.79 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At BHC, 43.79% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,421
20-21 736
35 and over 660
22-24 509
25-29 478
30-34 327
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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