Average Community College Student Size (2017-2018)

  • The national average community college student size is approximately 4,219 students.
  • For public community colleges, the average student size is approximately 6,344 students.
  • For private community colleges, the average student size is approximately 864 students.

Average Community College Student Size (2017-2018)

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Did You Know?
The state with the smallest average community college student size is South Dakota, with an average student size of 1,069 students. The state with the highest average community college student size is Idaho, with an average student size of 8,778 students.