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SCC Demographics & Diversity

Somerset, Kentucky

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at SCC are almost exclusively White with a small Multiracial population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 6% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Somerset Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 94%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 69% more female students than male students enrolled at Somerset Community College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Somerset Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Somerset Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,800
Women 3,037

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SCC serves a very low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Somerset Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$33,031 per year

73% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 46.1%
Part time Undergrads 42.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157711 IPEDS survey data for Somerset Community College.