Carroll Community College

Carroll Community College

http://www.carrollcc.edu

Race and Ethnicity Definitions

Hispanic or Latino:

A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.

American Indian or Alaska Native:

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community attachment.

Asian:

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam

Black or African American:

A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.

White:

A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.