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GCSC Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of GCSC students.

GCSC Student Population

4,797 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Gulf Coast State College?

GCSC total enrollment is approximately 4,797 students.

GCSC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time GCSC undergraduate population is made up of 63% women, and 37% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

GCSC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,126
Black or African American 182
Hispanic 115
Multi-Ethnic 78
Unknown 56
Asian 40
International 18
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

GCSC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,885 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1885 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  46.37 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 GCSC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


GCSC 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

24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

GCSC is ranked 1,858 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1858 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  50.99 out of 100
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GCSC racial/ethnic diversity is similar to national averages.

GCSC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,303
Black or African American 480
Unknown 330
Hispanic 307
Multi-Ethnic 166
Asian 154
International 27
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Gulf Coast State College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 521
Black or African American 69
Asian 10
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1
Hispanic 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at GCSC.

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

GCSC ranks 1,841 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1841 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  51.44 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 3,019 female students and 1,778 male students at GCSC.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of GCSC is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  84.09 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 368 female teachers and 267 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

3.29% Out of State

GCSC ranks 1,613 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

3.29% of GCSC students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  26 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 15 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Florida 882
Alabama 7
Georgia 5
South Carolina 4
Tennessee 2

International Students at GCSC

Students from 16 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Jamaica, Nigeria, and Pakistan.

Learn more about international students at GCSC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
38.59% 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  92.90 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At GCSC, 38.59% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,263
20-21 813
35 and over 806
25-29 701
22-24 672
30-34 409
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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