Blue Ridge Community College

Blue Ridge Community College Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Blue Ridge Community College student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. See how Blue Ridge Community College fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Blue Ridge Community College Student Population

2,332 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Blue Ridge Community College?

Blue Ridge Community College total enrollment is approximately 2,332 students.

Blue Ridge Community College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Blue Ridge Community College undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Blue Ridge Community College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 513
Hispanic 96
Unknown 25
Black or African American 22
International 11
Asian 4
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Blue Ridge Community College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,847 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2847 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  18.99 out of 100
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To get this overall diversity score, we looked at the combined rankings of student racial/ethnic diversity, as well as age, gender, and geographic diversity.

How Does Blue Ridge Community College Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Blue Ridge Community College is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Blue Ridge Community College is ranked 2,933 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2933 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  22.62 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.

Blue Ridge Community College Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,784
Hispanic 293
Unknown 93
Black or African American 86
International 35
Asian 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Blue Ridge Community College ranks 1,442 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1442 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  61.97 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 1,283 female students and 1,049 male students at Blue Ridge Community College.

Learn more about international students at Blue Ridge Community College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
37.79% 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  88.83 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Blue Ridge Community College, 37.79% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 535
35 and over 293
20-21 267
25-29 220
22-24 215
30-34 132
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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