East Mississippi Community College

EMCC Demographics & Diversity Report

Who is the typical student at EMCC? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the U.S. See how East Mississippi Community College fared in our 2021 diversity report.

EMCC Student Population

3,832 Total Students

How Many Students Attend East Mississippi Community College?

EMCC total enrollment is approximately 3,832 students.

EMCC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

EMCC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 1,317
White 1,149
Hispanic 41
Unknown 29
Asian 19
Multi-Ethnic 9
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

EMCC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,315 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1315 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  62.60 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does EMCC Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

EMCC is ranked 2,053 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2053 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  45.84 out of 100
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EMCC racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

EMCC Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 1,862
White 1,683
Unknown 128
Hispanic 71
Asian 36
Multi-Ethnic 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

EMCC ranks 695 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  695 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  81.68 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 2,190 female students and 1,642 male students at EMCC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
59.90% 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  75.03 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At EMCC, 59.90% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,508
20-21 833
22-24 452
25-29 211
35 and over 195
30-34 125
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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