Cape Fear Community College

CFCC Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the CFCC diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

CFCC Student Population

8,629 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Cape Fear Community College?

CFCC total enrollment is approximately 8,629 students.

CFCC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CFCC undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CFCC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,115
Hispanic 306
Black or African American 285
Multi-Ethnic 88
Unknown 86
Asian 43
International 26
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CFCC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #752 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  752 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  78.62 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does CFCC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


CFCC overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CFCC is ranked 2,018 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2018 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  46.77 out of 100
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CFCC racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

CFCC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,070
Black or African American 895
Hispanic 822
Unknown 336
Multi-Ethnic 246
Asian 118
International 53
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 15

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

CFCC ranks 1,057 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1057 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  72.13 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 4,969 female students and 3,660 male students at CFCC.

Learn more about international students at CFCC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.60% 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  87.73 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CFCC, 44.60% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,906
20-21 1,803
22-24 1,310
25-29 1,133
35 and over 917
30-34 524
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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