Catawba Valley Community College

CVCC Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the CVCC student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. The results of the Catawba Valley Community College 2021 diversity report are below.

CVCC Student Population

4,693 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Catawba Valley Community College?

CVCC total enrollment is approximately 4,693 students.

CVCC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time CVCC undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

CVCC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 876
Hispanic 196
Asian 122
Black or African American 100
Multi-Ethnic 59
Unknown 30
International 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

CVCC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,853 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1853 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  47.28 out of 100
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This school is was found to be average when it comes to overall diversity, which means the student races, ethnicities, ages, genders and locations are close to the typical amount seen in most universities.

How Does CVCC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


CVCC 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

31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

CVCC is ranked 1,569 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1569 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  58.62 out of 100
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CVCC racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

CVCC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,129
Hispanic 635
Asian 364
Black or African American 284
Multi-Ethnic 138
Unknown 77
International 50
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 7

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

CVCC ranks 1,070 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1070 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  71.79 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,658 female students and 2,035 male students at CVCC.

International Students at CVCC

There are international students present from Nigeria.

Learn more about international students at CVCC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
41.79% 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  83.71 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At CVCC, 41.79% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,279
20-21 738
22-24 499
35 and over 468
25-29 421
30-34 221
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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